This letter from Thomas J. Marsh to George L. Stearns regards the ways in which Free State men will vote in the upcoming elections. Marsh claimed that the Free State men relied on Governor Robert Walker's promises for a fair election, but could not rely on the military organizations of General James Lane. Marsh also detailed the request submitted to Governor Robert Walker by the Territorial Executive Committee regarding territorial elections and the qualifications of voters. A searchable, full-text version of this letter is available by clicking "Text Version" below.
Creator: Marsh, Thomas J.
Date: September 2, 1857
Item Number: 224674
Call Number: George L. & Mary E. Stearns Papers Coll. #507, Box 1 Folder 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 224674
Collections - Manuscript - Stearns, George L
Date - 1854-1860 - 1857
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Elections
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Governors - Walker, Robert John
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Legislatures
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Free State
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
People - Notable Kansans - Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866
People - Notable Kansans - Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894
People - Notable People - Stearns, George L.
Places - Cities and towns - Grasshopper Falls
Places - Cities and towns - Lawrence
Places - Counties - Douglas
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854 - 1861
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters