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A photograph of Edward C. K. Garvey, who came to Topeka in the spring of 1855. He was an ardent Free-State man and editor of the Kansas Freeman newspaper, which was the first Shawnee County newspaper. During the Topeka constitutional convention in October and November, 1855, it became, briefly, the first daily in Topeka, the Daily Kansas Freeman, with emphasis on convention proceedings and territorial difficulties. Garvey was the owner of the first hotel in Topeka, the Garvey House. He died in Topeka on November 12, 1884 at the age of 71 years.

Date: Between 1855 and 1859

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Item Number: 221482
Call Number: B Garvey, Edward C. K. *1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 221482

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