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This handbook provides information about issues for the People's Party in Kansas. The first chapter includes the People's Party platform and the People's Manifesto (originally published in the Nonconformist March 26, 1891) that was signed by P. P. Elder, Speaker of the House and by the chairs of various committees, all members of the Populist party. The volume outlines activities in the state legislature in 1891, including information about attempts to pass a bill regulating railroads and about railroad rates across the state. Chapter II provides information about a dynamite explosion in Coffeyville in 1888. Chapter III discusses the investigation and impeachment trial of Theodosius Botkin, Judge of the Thirty-second Judicial District. He was accused of numerous crimes but was acquitted. This volume presents the Populist view of these events. Chapter IV deals with what the Populists viewed as underhanded political methods and the last chapter (V) address mortgage indebtedness. A list of members of the Senate and their party affiliation (mostly Republicans) begins on page 187 and members of the House of Representative, which had a Populist majority, are listed on pages 279-281. An index begins on page 285.

Date: 1891


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Populist hand-book for Kansas. A compilation from official sources of some facts for use in succeeding political campaigns - Title Page

Item Number: 200096
Call Number: K 329.84 P819h
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 200096

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