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Margaret Sarah Cecilia (Mrs. John) Sherman writs Sara (Mrs. Charles) Robinson on May 25, 1856, regarding Governor Robinson's captivity to date. He had been arrested on May 10, 1856, at Lexington, Missouri, and subsequently returned to the Kansas Territory. At the time of this letter, Robinson was being held in Leavenworth, where Sherman and many other of Robinson's friends had the opportunity to visit with him, and Sherman was able to attest to his good treatment. She makes interesting, favorable reference to Robinson's stay in Lexington and to "Captain [John W.] Martin of the Kickapoo rangers," who "seemed to have charge" of the governor in Leavenworth. Congressman John Sherman of Ohio was the brother of William T. Sherman, later of Leavenworth, and a member of the Howard Committee, investigating the Kansas affair.

Creator: Sherman, Margaret S. C.
Date: May 25, 1856

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Item Number: 90235
Call Number: Charles & Sara Robinson Coll. #488 Box 1 Folder 2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90235

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