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In this undated journal entry, Johnston Lykins, a Baptist missionary to the Shawnee of northeast Kansas, gives his perspective on how the U.S. government and Indian agents have treated emigrant Indians in Kansas. He also discusses how many of these Indian tribes are suffering from starvation.

Creator: Lykins, Johnston, 1800?-1876
Date: Between 1826 and 1842

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Johnston Lykins journal entry, undated - 1

This brief entry gives a critique of U.S. policy from a direct witness (albeit a white one). It also demonstrates the disinterest of agents and the effects of removal on Indian tribes relocated to Kansas.

KS:7th:1.4:Indian Removal (2005)

Item Number: 209994
Call Number: Johnston Lykins Coll. #421, Box 1 Folder 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 209994

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