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From "Washington City" on February 16, 1856, former Kansas Territory governor Andrew H. Reeder wrote Charles Robinson regarding Reeder's efforts to influence Kansas Territory policy in the nation's capital. Reeder was working through friends, since he no longer had personal influence with President Pierce, and he was not pleased with the president's February 11 proclamation, which he called "the low contemptible trickstering affair which might expected from Pierce, and is like the Special Message [of January 24] a slander on the Free State Party." Nevertheless, Reeder thought it could have been worse and insisted that Robinson and the other free-state leaders "should not organize the State Govt" as Pierce would just use that action to justify aggressive moves to suppress the free state movement.

Creator: Reeder, Andrew H. (Andrew Horatio), 1807-1864
Date: February 16, 1856

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Item Number: 90229
Call Number: Charles & Sara Robinson Coll. #488 Box 1 Folder 2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90229

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