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A portrait of Charles Robinson, a doctor and politician. He attended the first Free-State meeting held December 23, 1854, Lawrence. In 1855, Robinson attended the First Free-State Convention in Lawrence. Robinson and James H Lane were instrumental in negotiating a truce to end the Wakarusa War in December, 1855. On May 10, 1856, Robinson was arrested for treason and taken to Lecompton. Over a year later, he was acquitted at a trail before Judge Cato, at Lecompton. Robinson presided over the Free-State Convention at Lawrence, 1857. Charles Robinson became the first Governor of Kansas and served from February 9, 1861 to January 12, 1863.

Date: c. 1860

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Item Number: 3994
Call Number: B Robinson Charles *2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 3994

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