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Letters received by Thomas P. "Boston" Corbett, known by most as the man who killed John Wilkes Booth following President Lincoln's assassination. Corbett moved to Kansas in 1878 and lived in a dugout near Concordia, Kansas. In 1887, Corbett was given the position of assistant doorkeeper for the Kansas House of Representatives in Topeka. However, when he brandished his pistol during a session of the legislative that same year, he was arrested and sent to the Topeka Asylum for the Insane.

Date: 1866-1888


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Boston Corbett correspondence - Folder 1. 1866

Item Number: 307433
Call Number: Boston Corbett Coll. #318, Box 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 307433

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