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The title page of the printed volume indicated that it contained "a description geographical and topographical--also climate, soil, productions and comparative value with other states and territories, including its political history, officers-candidates-emigrant colonies-election, abolition, squatter and pro-slavery contentions and inquisitions; with the prospects of the territory for freedom or slavery." Mr. Chapman was a resident of the territory and the information in the booklet was compiled by traveling through Kansas Territory in 1854. The description covers most of the territory and includes information about Native American tribes and lands.

Creator: Chapman, J. Butler
Date: 1855

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Item Number: 4952
Call Number: CK 917.81 C37
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 4952

Agriculture - Crops - Grasses
Agriculture - Crops - Oats
Agriculture - Crops - Rye
Agriculture - Crops - Trees
Agriculture - Crops - Vegetables - Corn
Agriculture - Crops - Vegetables - Potatoes
Agriculture - Environment - Soil
Agriculture - Environment - Weather - Droughts
Agriculture - Environment - Weather - Floods
Agriculture - Family farming
Business and Industry - Banking - Banks
Business and Industry - Manufacturing
Business and Industry - Railroad
Collections - Library
Community Life - Town development
Date - 1854-1860 - 1855
Environment - Landscape
Environment - Natural resources - Soil
Environment - Natural resources - Timber
Environment - Plants - Grasses
Environment - Plants - Trees
Environment - Water - Rivers
Environment - Water - Streams and Creeks
Environment - Weather - Droughts
Environment - Weather - Floods
Government and Politics - Elections
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Congress
Government and Politics - Federal Government - Federal agencies and programs - Policies and programs - Land
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Antislavery - Abolition
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Courts
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Elections
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Governors - Reeder, Andrew H
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Free State
Home and Family - Daily life - Settlement
Home and Family - Families
Military - Wars - Indian Wars
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Book
People - African Americans - Slavery
People - American Indians - Indian lands
People - American Indians - Missions - Pottawatomie Baptist Mission
People - American Indians - Missions - Shawnee Methodist Mission
People - American Indians - Tribes - Chippewa
People - American Indians - Tribes - Delaware
People - American Indians - Tribes - Iowa
People - American Indians - Tribes - Kaskaskia
People - American Indians - Tribes - Kickapoo
People - American Indians - Tribes - Miami
People - American Indians - Tribes - New York
People - American Indians - Tribes - Osage
People - American Indians - Tribes - Peoria
People - American Indians - Tribes - Potawatomi
People - American Indians - Tribes - Sac and Fox
People - American Indians - Tribes - Shawnee
People - American Indians - Tribes - Wea
People - American Indians - Tribes - Wyandotte
People - Notable Kansans - Johnson, Thomas, 1802-1865
People - Notable Kansans - Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894
Places - Cities and towns
Places - Cities and towns - Atchison
Places - Cities and towns - Council City
Places - Cities and towns - Grasshopper Falls
Places - Cities and towns - Kansas City
Places - Cities and towns - Lawrence
Places - Cities and towns - Marysville
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Cities and towns - Vermillion
Places - Cities and towns - Whitfield (Shawnee, 1855-56)
Places - Counties - Atchison
Places - Counties - Douglas
Places - Counties - Jefferson
Places - Counties - Johnson
Places - Counties - Leavenworth
Places - Counties - Marshall
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Places - Counties - Wyandotte
Places - Forts and military installations - Fort Leavenworth
Places - Forts and military installations - Fort Riley
Places - Other States - Missouri - St. Joseph
Places - Other States - Missouri - Westport
Places - Regions
Places - Rivers
Places - Rivers - Big Blue
Places - Rivers - Kansas
Places - Rivers - Missouri
Places - Rivers - Republican
Places - Rivers - Saline
Places - Rivers - Smoky Hill
Places - Rivers - Wakarusa
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Thematic Time Period - Trails, 1821-1880 - Oregon-California Trail
Thematic Time Period - Trails, 1821-1880 - Santa Fe Trail
Thematic Time Period - Trails, 1821-1880 - Smoky Hill Trail
Transportation - Railroads
Transportation - Trails - Oregon-California
Transportation - Trails - Santa Fe
Transportation - Trails - Smoky Hill
Transportation - Water - Ferries
Type of Material - Printed materials - Books

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