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Writing from New York, on March 17, 1856, three months before accepting the Republican Party nomination for president, John C. Fremont sent this letter of support and encouragement to Charles Robinson in Lawrence, Kansas Territory. The two men had participated together in the political affairs of California a few years earlier, and Fremont compares the current controversy over the "Kansas question" with their previous experiences. Fremont briefly addresses Robinson's questions about a possible presidential bid. Fremont addresses Robinson as governor but Robinson was governor of the "extra-legal" territorial government. He was not one of the territorial governors appointed by the President.

Creator: Fremont, John Charles, 1813-1890
Date: March 17, 1856

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Item Number: 90232
Call Number: Charles & Sara Robinson Coll. #488 Box 1 Folder 2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90232

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