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This written account reports on the incidents surrounding the murder of Charles Dow, including various skirmishes and military action which followed, leading up to the Wakarusa War. Dow was a free state supporter and was murdered by Franklin Coleman, who, according to Goodnow, had turned proslavery only after coming to Kansas Territory.

Creator: Goodnow, Isaac T. (Isaac Tichenor), 1814-1894
Date: 1856

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Item Number: 3643
Call Number: Isaac Goodnow Coll. #357, Box 2 Folder 7
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3643

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