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These letters are the incoming correspondence from the James Stanley Emery collection. James was born in Franklin County, Maine in 1826. Educated at Waterville College, he was admitted to the bar in New York in 1854. He was involved with the New England Emigrant Aid Company, coming to Kansas with the second party of immigrants, to ensure that Kansas became an anti-slavery state when it entered the Union. Through the following years, he worked in numerous states for the cause. Emery was a member of the Leavenworth constitutional convention and served on the Kansas Legislature in 1862 and 1863. He was a lawyer and worked as a journalist for the New York Daily Times. President Abraham Lincoln appointed Emery U.S. District Attorney for Kansas in 1864. In 1891 he was president of the Kansas State Historical Society, and from 1892-1893 he was president of the Kansas Historical Foundation. Emery died in Lawrence in 1899.

Date: 1855-1899


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James Stanley Emery correspondence - Correspondence: 1855-1859

Item Number: 440209
Call Number: James Stanley Emery Coll. #339, Box 2 Folders 20-25
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 440209

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