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Many free-state leaders were charged with treason by the pro-slavery legislature in May 1856. Former territorial governor Andrew Reeder escaped arrest by leaving Kansas disguised as a woodcutter. Reeder carried this dagger for defense when he fled the territory.

Creator: G. Wostenholm & Son
Date: 1855

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Item Number: 209922
KSHS Identifier: 1957.210.1

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