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Governor's Annual Message
Author: Beebe, George M.
Date: January 10, 1861

George Beebe assumed the title of Acting Governor of Kansas Territory upon the resignation of Samuel Medary. In this printed message from the Executive Office, Kansas Territory (Lecompton) to the territorial legislature, Beebe commented on Medary and other issues relating to Kansas Territory. He included information from the auditor about the amount of taxes that had been collected. He also referenced the pending dissolution of the Union and the "gloom" that brought to all.

Keywords: Beebe, George Monroe; Kansas Territory. Auditor; Kansas Territory. Governor; Kansas Territory. Legislature; Lecompton, Kansas Territory

Photograph, George M. Beebe
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George M. Beebe served as territorial secretary from July to December 1860 and as acting Territorial Governor from December 17, 1860 to February 9, 1861.

Keywords: Beebe, George Monroe; Cabinet photographs; Kansas Territory. Governor; Photographs and Illustrations

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