Correspondence, documents, and memorabilia. 1872-1906
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Humphrey was governor of Kansas, 1888-1892. Before entering politics he edited the South Kansas Tribune (Independence, Kansas) with W. T. Yoe from 1871-1873. He established a law practice in Independence in 1873. In 1876 he was elected to the House of Representatives in the Kansas Legislature and Lieutenant-Governor for an unexpired term, and in 1878 was elected to that office for a full term. Humphrey ran for election to Congress from the 3rd District (Independence, Kansas) in 1892, but lost. F...
Martin came to Kansas in 1857. In 1858 he began his journalistic career by purchasing the Squatter Soverign, a proslavery paper published in Atchison. He changed the name of the paper to Freedom's Champion and later to the Atchison Daily Champion, which he published until his death. Martin was governor of Kansas, 1885-1889. From the guide to the Correspondence and photograph., 1875-1889, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection) Newspaper edit...
Founded in 1886 in Philadelphia, the Society limited its membership to Christians, and in 1888 ended its original affiliation with the American Peace Society. From the description of Collection, 1886-1895. (Swarthmore College, Peace Collection). WorldCat record id: 27646007 ...
Rutherford B. Hayes was born in Delaware, Ohio, in 1822 and earned degrees from Kenyon College and Harvard Law School before starting a career as a lawyer in Cincinnati. Hayes served as a major general in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War and was elected to the U.S. Congress in 1864. Hayes then was elected Governor of Ohio and later served one term as President of the United States (1877-1881) before retiring to his home in Fremont, Ohio, where he died in 1893.President of the Uni...
Pomeroy was the leader of the first party of New England Emigrant Aid Company to arrive at Lawrence, He was active in the Free State Movement; fought against the Lecompton Constitution; was mayor of Atchison; elected to U.S. Senate in 1861; re-elected in 1867; defeated in 18?3 due to an investigating committee. From the guide to the Letters, 1861-1873, (University of Kansas Kenneth Spencer Research Library Kansas Collection) Samuel Clarke Pomeroy was a Kansas Free-State advo...
George Washington Martin was born in Pennsylvania to David and Mary Howell Martin on 30 June 1841. In 1855 his father went to Kansas, taking a claim near Lecompton, Douglas County, and two years later brought his family back with him. In the meantime, George had started working in the printing trade. He continued in this line in Kansas and finished his apprenticeship back east in Philadelphia. Returning to Kansas in the early 1860s, he started publishing the Republican newspaper the Union in Jun...
John James Ingalls was born December 29, 1833, in Middletown, Massachusetts. He was the son of Elias T. and Eliza (Chase) Ingalls. From the description of John J. Ingalls papers, 1833-1900, bulk (1858-1900). (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat record id: 50435869 Ingalls lived in Atchison and served as Senator from Kansas, 1873-1891 He was an attorney, lecturer, and author. For a biography of Ingalls see Burton J. Williams, Senator John James Ingalls, Kansas' Iridesc...