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Portrait of William Addison Phillips, an author, lawyer, journalist and politician. In 1857, Phillips attended the Constitution Convention at Topeka and the Free State Conventions at Centropolis, Lawrence, and Grasshopper Falls. He founded the town of Salina in April, 1858. In that same month and year, Phillips was nominated at the Topeka Free-State Convention under the Leavenworth Constitution to serve as a supreme court judge. He attended the Convention at Osawatomie and the Republican State Convention at Lawrence in 1859. Phillips served in the Kansas Volunteer Regiments and rose to the rank of colonel. From March 4, 1873 to March 3, 1875 Phillips was an at large representative to the United States Congress and from March 4, 1875 to March 3, 1879 he represented the First District.

Date: 1861-1865

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Item Number: 3991
Call Number: B Phillips William Addison *3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3991

Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Entrepreneur
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Journalists
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Lawyers
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Politicians
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Writers
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Town development - Town companies
Date - 1861-1869
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Congress - House of Representatives
Government and Politics - Political Parties - Free Soil
Government and Politics - State Government - Courts - Supreme Court
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Constitution Making - Leavenworth Constitutional Convention
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Constitution Making - Topeka Constitution
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Courts
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Free State
Home and Family - Daily life - Settlement
Military - Wars - Civil War - Kansas Units - US Volunteers - 3rd Regiment Indian Home Guards
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
People - Notable Kansans - Phillips, William Addison, 1824-1893
Places - Cities and towns - Leavenworth
Places - Cities and towns - Salina
Places - Counties - Leavenworth
Places - Counties - Saline
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861
Thematic Time Period - Civil War, 1861-1865
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Type of Material - Photographs

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