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The day book of James Stanley Emery, containing personal accounts and memoranda. James Stanley Emery was born in Franklin County, Maine in 1826. Educated at Waterville College, he was admitted to the bar in New York in 1854. Involved with the New England Emigrant Aid Company, Emery came to Kansas with the second party of immigrants to ensure that it became an anti-slavery state when it entered the Union. He worked in numerous states for the cause through the following years. Emery was a member of the Leavenworth constitutional convention and served on the Kansas Legislature in 1862 and 1863. He was a lawyer and also 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. Emery died in Lawrence in 1899.

Creator: Emery, James S., 1826-1899
Date: 1856-1863

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Day book of James Stanley Emery - Day Book: 1856-1863

Item Number: 440223
Call Number: James Stanley Emery Coll. #339, Box 2 Folder 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 440223

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