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Samuel A. Kingman, a lawyer and associate justice of the Supreme Court of Kansas, wrote this letter to Governor Charles Robinson requesting a company of troops to protect the northeastern counties of Brown and Doniphan from a possible invasion from Missouri and marauding Jayhawkers.

Creator: Kingman, Samuel Austin, 1818-1904
Date: November 25, 1861

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Kingman's letter to Governor Robinson can be used to help students appreciate the fear and uncertainty that permeated Kansas in the months after the start of the Civil War. In particular, Kingman's letter can be used to illustrate the fact that ordinary people were often caught in the middle between two opposing forces.

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Item Number: 213206
Call Number: Governor's Records, Robinson, Box 1.1. Folder 13
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213206

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