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Andrieus A. Jones to Edmund G. Ross

Andrieus A. Jones to Edmund G. Ross
Creator: Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson), 1826-1907
Date: June 26, 1896
Jones acknowledges receipt of copies of Ross's history of the presidential impeachment trial and will share it with leading Democrats in Chicago during the campaign convention.


C.C. Whitney to Senator Edmund G. Ross

C.C. Whitney to Senator Edmund G. Ross
Creator: Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson), 1826-1907
Date: January 19, 1869
Letter written by Whitney informing him of a state senate resolution to censor him for his vote against impeachment of President Andrew Johnson and demanding his immediate resignation from political office.


Edmund Gibson Ross

Edmund Gibson Ross
Creator: Cobb,
Edmund Gibson Ross was active in Kansas Territory politics and served as a delegate to the Wyandotte Constitutional Convention. He and his brother, William W. Ross, were editors of the "Kansas Tribune" in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Territory. Ross served as the U. S. Senator from Kansas from 1866 to 1871.


Edmund Gibson Ross

Edmund Gibson Ross
Date: Between 1861 and 1865
Edmund Gibson Ross, serving in Company E of the 11th Kansas Cavalry. Ross helped raise and then served in the Eleventh Kansas during the Civil War. After James H. Lane's death by suicide in 1866, Ross was appointed and subsequently elected to the Lane seat in the U.S. Senate. While serving as senator from Kansas in 1868, Ross won fame as the senator who cast the deciding vote for acquittal in the impeachment trial of President Johnson.


Edmund Gibson Ross

Edmund Gibson Ross
Date: Between 1856 and 1865
Portait of Edmund Gibson Ross, U.S. Senator from Kansas. Ross helped raise and then served in the Eleventh Kansas during the Civil War. After James H. Lane's death by suicide in 1866, Ross was appointed and subsequently elected to the Lane seat in the U.S. Senate. While serving as senator from Kansas in 1868, Ross won fame as the senator who cast the deciding vote for acquittal in the impeachment trial of President Johnson.


Edmund Gibson Ross

Edmund Gibson Ross
Creator: Skelly, L. A.
Date: December 1890
This is a photograph of Edmund Gibson Ross at age 63. The photograph was taken in Silver City, New Mexico. He was active in Kansas Territory politics and served as a delegate to the Wyandotte Constitutional Convention. He and his brother, William W. Ross, were editors of the "Kansas Tribune" in Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas Territory. Ross served as the U. S. Senator from Kansas from 1866 to 1871. Later, he was appinted Governor of New Mexico Territory by President Grover Cleveland and served from 1885 to 1889.


John W. Horner to Fannie L. Ross

John W. Horner to Fannie L. Ross
Creator: Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson), 1826-1907
Date: May 24, 1868
Letter written by John W. Horner to Fannie L. Ross concerning her husband's vote of acquittal to impeach President Andrew Johnson. He urges not to take too seriously the clamor against him as its source lies in the malice of political enemies and the ambitions of political rivals. He stresses time will vindicate Ross.


Mina P. Davis to Charles Cecil Howes

Mina P. Davis to Charles Cecil Howes
Creator: Dias, Mina P.
Date: March 21, 1928
In this letter to Charles Cecil Howes, editor of the Kansas City Star, Mrs. Mina P. Davis of Lawrence, Kansas, addresses the political dispute that occurred in the early 1870s involving Senator Samuel C. Pomeroy (Kansas), Senator Edmund G. Ross Kansas), and A.M. York.


President Andrew Johnson' impeachment votes

President Andrew Johnson' impeachment votes
Date: May 16, 1868
Illustration from the June 6, 1868 issue of "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper" titled "Taking the vote on the impeachment of President Johnson, Senate Chambers, Washington, D.C., May 16, 1868 - Senator Ross of Kansas voting not guilty."


President Andrew Johnson's impeachment votes

President Andrew Johnson's impeachment votes
Date: 1868
Illustration from the June 6, 1868 issue of "Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper" titled "Taking the vote on the impeachment of President Johnson, Senate Chambers, Washington, D.C., May 16, 1868 - Senator Ross of Kansas voting not guilty."


Senator Edmund G. Ross to Fanny L. Ross

Senator Edmund G. Ross to Fanny L. Ross
Creator: Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson), 1826-1907
Date: December 29, 1869
Senator Ross writes to his wife commenting upon the publication of pretended disclosures in the impeachment proceeding against President Andrew Johnson. He states he thinks there is a concerted plan afoot to prevent his congressional re-election.


T.C. Hill to Senator Edmund G. Ross

T.C. Hill to Senator Edmund G. Ross
Creator: Ross, Edmund G. (Edmund Gibson), 1826-1907
Date: June 12, 1868
Letter written by Hill stating that he supports Ross as a just public official in the presidential impeachment proceedings of Congress against Andrew Johnson. He notes that many in Kansas remain loyal supporters of his actions during the unfolding impeachment activities.


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