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From Washington, D.C., Gaius Jenkins, the man who would be shot and killed by Jim Lane on June 3, 1858, writes Robinson regarding an business investment issue (apparently a Wyandotte Float, perhaps involving the Quindaro land investment) of theirs before Congress. Jenkins devotes most of his letter to "the Kansas question," and "that bogus [Lecompton] constitution. Former Kansas Territory governor Robert J. Walker, whom Jenkins "called on" in D.C., branded it "the most damnable absurdity and rong [sic] that he had ever known committed in a Republican government. . . ."

Creator: Jenkins, Gaius
Date: November 29, 1857

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Item Number: 90325
Call Number: Charles & Sara Robinson Coll. # 488 Box 1 Folder 5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90325

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