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In this telegram, David Kelso, attorney for the Missouri Pacific Railway, tells Governor John Martin the strike has become vicious. A mob has been involved in lifting rails, destroying property, and people are becoming afraid as local authorities cannot contain the violence. The railroad strike of 1886 occurred after reports of layoffs affecting Missouri Pacific workers in Texas reached the railroad engineers and shop workers in Kansas.

Creator: Kelso, David
Date: March 30, 1886

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Item Number: 211777
Call Number: Governor Records--Martin, Box 29 Folder 7
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211777

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