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Testimony of Lemuel Knapp

Dates: January 5, 1857

Creator: National Kansas Committee

This testimony, recorded by the National Kansas Committee, describes the Kansas experience of Lemuel Knapp, a settler who emigrated to the area near Fort Riley, Kansas Territory. His statement includes personal information as well as comments on the development of Pawnee City and the role that it played in the early years of Kansas Territory. It also relates an account of how the President ordered the destruction of Pawnee City because the newly drawn boundaries placed it on the Fort Riley Military Reserve.

  • Testimony of Lemuel Knapp
  • Testimony of Lemuel Knapp
  • Testimony of Lemuel Knapp
  • Testimony of Lemuel Knapp
  • Testimony of Lemuel Knapp
  • Testimony of Lemuel Knapp
Testimony of Lemuel Knapp