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Atlas of Douglas County, Kansas

Atlas of Douglas County, Kansas
Creator: Beers, F. W. (Frederick W.)
Date: 1873
Atlas of Douglas County, Kansas, from recent and actual surveys and records under the superintendence of F.W. Beers. Published by F.W. Beers and Co., New York.


Election, location of capital of Kansas, Topeka Convention, 1855

Election, location of capital of Kansas, Topeka Convention, 1855
Date: October 23, 1855
The Free-State government held a constitutional convention in Topeka, Kansas Territory, from October 23 through November 11, 1855. One of its actions was to vote on the location for the capital of Kansas. According to these tally sheets, Topeka defeated Lawrence on the second ballot, 20 to 16. Numerous other towns received votes from the convention delegates on the first ballot.


Kansas Territory versus Alkire for theft

Kansas Territory versus Alkire for theft
Date: crime September 7, 1856
This court document relates to the charge of theft against Alkire (first name unknown) in Douglas County, Kansas Territory on September 7th, 1856. On September 27th, 1856, George Ward testified before Justice Sterling G. Cato that his house had been robbed September 7th and furniture stolen. He believed some of his stolen goods to be in possession of Alkire, residing near Bloomington, a town near what is now Clinton Lake. Justice Cato issued a search warrant for Alkire's property. On September 26th, George Ward's wife Sidney testified that her husband's house was burned down, naming a different party responsible for arson (see item 444714).


Muster Roll of Captain Samuel Walker, Company D, Second Regiment, 1st Brigade, Kansas Volunteeers

Muster Roll of Captain Samuel Walker, Company D, Second Regiment, 1st Brigade, Kansas Volunteeers
Date: December 12, 1855
This muster roll identified men who served in the Wakarusa War from November 27 to December 12, 1855. The second regiment was commanded by Col. C. K. Holliday, and Company D was recruited from the area around Bloomington, Kansas Territory. The information provided included name, rank (if an officer), and age, and annotations about the value of property such as saddles, clothes, horses, etc. taken or destroyed by the "enemy." Officers are identified. [Ages of the company ranged from 17 to 50 years old.]


Plat book of Osborne County, Kansas

Plat book of Osborne County, Kansas
Creator: North West Publishing Co.
Date: 1900
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of land owners and was compiled from country records and actual surveys


Standard atlas of Osborne County, Kansas

Standard atlas of Osborne County, Kansas
Creator: Geo. A. Ogle & Co.
Date: 1917
This atlas shows maps of each township with the names of landowners. It has a patrons' directory, and plats of towns as of the year of publication.


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