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Material relating to the Kansas Territory, U.S. District Court 2nd District versus Charles Robinson for treason. This charge was due to Charles Robinson being elected "governor of Kansas" under the Topeka Constitution of 1855, the first attempt to have Kansas admitted to the Union as a free state. In May, 1856, while en route east, he was arrested for treason and conspiracy against the United States. After several months in prison at Lecompton, the Proslavery capital, he was finally acquitted.

Creator: United States. District Court (Kansas)
Date: 1856

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Item Number: 225742
Call Number: Kansas Territory, U.S. District Court, Criminal Case Files, 1855-1860, Q-R
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 225742

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