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Election returns from the first vote held on the Lecompton Constitution on December 21, 1857. Counties include Allen, Anderson, Bourbon, Breckinridge (defunct), Brown, Calhoun (defunct), Coffey, Davis, Doniphan, Dorn (defunct), Douglas, Franklin, Jefferson, Johnson, Leavenworth, Linn, Lykins (defunct), Marshall, McGee (defunct), Nemaha, Riley, Shawnee, and Woodson. Free-state candidates for state office included George W. Smith for Governor, William Y. Roberts for Lieutenant Governor, Philip C. Schuyler for Secretary of State, Joel K. Goodin for Auditor, Andrew J. Mead for Treasurer, and Marcus J. Parrott for Congress. Pro-slavery candidates for state office included Frank J. Marshall for Governor, William G. Mathias for Lieutenant Governor, William T. Spicely for Secretary of State, Blake Little for Auditor, Thomas Cramer for Treasurer, and Joseph P. Carr for Congress. Candidates for the Senate and House of Representatives are also listed, as well as a deciding vote to allow a constitution with slavery or "to hell with the Constitution" (without slavery).

Date: 1857

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Item Number: 228887
Call Number: Executive Department, Kansas Territory, Election Returns (special)
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 228887

Collections - State Archives
Date - 1854-1860 - 1857
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Antislavery
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Pro-Slavery
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Constitution Making - Lecompton Constitution
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Free State
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Proslavery
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Ballot
People - Notable Kansans - Goodin, Joel Kishler
People - Notable Kansans - Parrott, Marcus J.
People - Notable Kansans - Smith, George W., 1806-1878
Places - Cities and towns - Lecompton
Places - Counties - Allen
Places - Counties - Anderson
Places - Counties - Bourbon
Places - Counties - Breckinridge (1855-1862)
Places - Counties - Brown
Places - Counties - Calhoun (1855-1859)
Places - Counties - Coffey
Places - Counties - Davis (1855-1889)
Places - Counties - Doniphan
Places - Counties - Dorn (1855-1861)
Places - Counties - Douglas
Places - Counties - Franklin
Places - Counties - Jefferson
Places - Counties - Johnson
Places - Counties - Leavenworth
Places - Counties - Linn
Places - Counties - Lykins (1855-1861)
Places - Counties - Marshall
Places - Counties - McGee (1855-1860)
Places - Counties - Nemaha
Places - Counties - Riley
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Places - Counties - Woodson
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Government records - Election return

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