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Fine account of "Bleeding Kansas" and the Battle of Osawatomie...



Item # 675976

September 13, 1856

THE DAILY MINNESOTIAN, Said Paul, Sept. 13, 1856

* Battle of Osawatomie, Kansas
* Abolitionist John Brown
* Free-Staters vs. Border Ruffians
* Fight for pro and anti-slavery


 Actually a territorial newspaper as Minnesota did not gain statehood until May, 1858. 
Page 2 has some fine reporting on Bleeding Kansas, with a column headed: "Bloody Battle at Ossawatomie" "Free State Men Defeated" "Terrible Work at Leavenworth". The 1 1/2 columns have a fine account of the Battle of Osawatomie with mention of abolitionist John Brown.
Four pages, very nice condition.

Item from Catalog 311 (released for October, 2021)...

Category: Pre-Civil War