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James Lane ordered James Abbott to gather his brigade and have them in Lecompton by early morning on the following Monday. The order is, perhaps, a response to the results of the early October election of the Territorial Legislature, in which free state men questioned the validity of votes cast by U.S. troops, or to anticipate the meeting of the Lecompton Constitutional Convention that would reconvene on October 20, 1857.

Creator: Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866
Date: October 15, 1857

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Item Number: 6955
Call Number: James Abbott Coll. #252 Box 2 Folder 10
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 6955

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