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An informal portrait of James Burnett Abbott, 1818-1897, and his wife Elizabeth Ann Watrous Abbott, standing on either side of a white picket gate at their home in De Soto, Kansas. The Abbotts were early settlers and an anti-slavery free state activists in Kansas Territory. James Abbott served as both a representative and senator in the State Legislature. In 1861, he was appointed Shawnee Indian agent in De Soto, Kansas and served in that capacity until 1866.

Date: Between 1861 and 1889

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Item Number: 210148
Call Number: FK2.J4 D.75.A *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 210148

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