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This flyer warned the citizens of Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, that the city marshal, William Shockley, would begin enforcing the ordinance against discharging firearms within the city limits. It had "become so frequent as to endanger life and greatly annoy the quiet and peace of orderly citizens."

Creator: Shockley, William P
Date: June 11, 1856

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Item Number: 90386
Call Number: Port Vault K 978.1 -L48 Sh72p 1856
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90386

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