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A copy of a letter written by G. P. Lowry, Hudson, Michigan, to Henry, describing Kansas' Territorial Governor Andrew Reeder's escape from Kansas. In the spring of 1856, Reeder and others were being sought by Sheriff Samuel Jones and other pro-slavery men. Several people were arrested and put in the Lecompton, Kansas jail and charged with treason. Reeder, disguised as a woodcutter, managed to escape with others. A complete transcription is available by clicking "Text Version" below.

Creator: Lowrey, G. P.
Date: May 17, 1856

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Item Number: 217288
Call Number: Mershon Collection of Andrew Reeder Family Archives
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 217288

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