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H. P. A. Smith, writing from Fort Scott, Kansas Territory, to Governor James W. Denver, reports that conditions were peaceful in the southeast section of the territory. Smith states that he had accompanied a group of dragoons on an unsuccessful mission to find and arrest James Montgomery and other free state supporters, who allegedly had engaged in violent activities in the area. Smith comments that, in his view, the "ultra Pro Slavery party" was partly responsible for the unrest in southeast Kansas Territory, but he also believes that "moderate free-state" supporters should act to stop the violence.

Creator: Smith, H. P. A.
Date: May 16, 1858

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Item Number: 90426
Call Number: James W. Denver Coll. #328 Box 1 Folder 7
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 90426

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