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May 31, 1856

NATIONAL INTELLIGENCER, Washington, May 31, 1856 Ftpg: "From Kansas--By The Mails" has a detailed letter from he Office of the U.S. Marshall at Lecompton. The letter states in part: "All persons in Kansas Territory...who honestly submit to the constituted authorities, will ever find me ready to aid in protecting them; all who seek to resist the laws...and turn traitors to their country will find me...enforcing the law, if not as an officer, as a citizen." Signed by the Marshall of Kansas Territory. Two arichival mends at the spine, piece missing in the upper left corner with some unrelated loss.

Category: Pre-Civil War