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  Statement, William Phillips, Sworn before Samuel Lecompte, Chief Justice of Kansas Territory
Author: Phillips, William
Date: May 23, 1855

William Phillips, a Leavenworth resident, testified before Chief Justice Samuel Lecompte and described an incident in which Phillips, an anti-slavery proponent, was tarred and feathered by a group of Weston, Missouri pro-slavery supporters.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: Henry Miles Moore Collection, #450, Box 1, Folder 2
Item Number: 100356 Number of images: 2
Keywords: Antislavery; Border ruffians; Chief justice; Lecompte, Samuel D. (Samuel Dexter), 1814-1888; Phillips, William; Proslavery; Proslavery activities

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