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  General Order No. 1, Headquarters of Kansas Volunteers, For the Protection of the Ballot Box
Author: Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866
Date: July 18, 1857

This printed document was issued by James H. Lane and indicated that Lane had been authorized by the Free State government in Topeka to organize militia companies in order to protect ballot boxes on election day. It included instructions on how to organize the companies.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: Port Vault K 324 K133g 1857
Item Number: 100007 Number of images: 1
Keywords: Conway, Martin Franklin; Kansas Volunteers; Kansas Volunteers for the Protection of the Ballot Box; Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866; Lawrence, Kansas Territory; Militia; Phillips, William A. (William Addison), 1824-1893; Topeka, Kansas Territory; Voting; Whitman, E. B.

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