William Hutchinson papers, 1855-1902.
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Author and historian; attorney; physician; established Kansas Herald of Freedom, Lawrence, Kansas, 1854 (first free state newspaper in Kansas). Lived his later years in Rockford, Illinois. From the description of Papers, 1903-1913. (Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library). WorldCat record id: 27731691 ...
Governor of Kansas. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Easton, Pa., to President-elect Pierce, 1853 Jan. 8. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270616554 ...
Charles Robinson was born at Hardwick, Mass., July 21, 1818. He was educated at Hadley Academy, Amherst Academy, and Amherst College. For 8 years he studied medicine and in 1843 opened his own practice in Belchertown, Mass. He married Sarah Adams the same year, but she died in 1846. In 1849 he went to California for his health, and while there became a newspaper editor, was indicted for murder but acquitted, and was elected to the Legislature. He returned to Massachusetts in 1851, r...
Company organized in 1854 as the Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Company to promote the settlement of Kansas by antislavery advocates as a result of the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act by the U.S. Congress in 1854; name changed in 1855. Of Boston, Mass. From the description of New England Emigrant Aid Company papers. [microform] / editor, Joseph W. Snell. Assistant editor: Eunice L. Schenck. Microfilm technician: George T. Hawley, 1854-1909. (Kansas State Historical Society). WorldCat ...
This collection has a strong component of Territorial history. During the Territorial years of 1854 through 1861, William Hutchinson was a special correspondent for the New York Times. Letters to and from such persons as Joseph Root, George Washington Brown, W.W. Updegraff, Charles Robinson, Andrew H. Reeder, Henry J. Adams, Augustus Wattles, and Jacob Collamer, are found in the papers. Subjects such as Free State objectives, abolitionism, Lecompton, Lawrence, the New England Emigrant Aid Societ...