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This extra edition of the "Herald of Freedom" newspaper from Lawrence, Kansas Territory, quotes from proslavery Governor Robert J. Walker's proclamation against Lawrence's "rebellion" in creating an independent city charter, and provides rebuttals to his arguments. The Free State Party was resolved to stand firm, without violence, despite the threatened presence of militia troops in Lawrence. The extra includes the following about Walker: "He may succeed in convincing the South that he is true to his first love, but he cannot succeed in subjugating the people of Lawrence or of the Territory."

Date: July 17, 1857

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Item Number: 90345
Call Number: Port Vault K 353.03 K133to 1857
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90345

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