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Authors: No authors specified.
Date: c. 1860
This document warned the citizens of Lawrence that a U.S Marshal named L[eonard] Arms was searching Lawrence for slaves and that they had the right to keep him out of their homes.
Keywords: African Americans; Arms, Leonard; Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Eldridge House; Fugitive Slave Law; Fugitive slaves; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Slavery; Slaves; United States marshals
Authors: State Record
Date: April 23, 1860
Account of the homicide of U.S. marshal Leonard Arms at the hands of John Ritchie. Extra of the newspaper.
Keywords: Arms, Leonard; Casualties; Ritchie, John kills Leonard Arms; Ritchie, John, 1817-1887; Violence
Public Meeting! Opposing John Ritchey in his recent act of killing of Leonard Arms
Authors: Lawrence Citizens
Date: April 28, 1860
This broadside calls for Lawrence citizens to attend a public meeting to express opposition to John Ritchey's killing of U.S. Marshal Leonard Arms. The broadside included a list of 140 citizens of Lawrence and vicinity who condemned Ritchey's actions.
Keywords: Arms, Leonard; Casualties; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Ritchie, John kills Leonard Arms; Ritchie, John, 1817-1887; Violence