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  Residents on the Little Osage
Author: No authors specified.
Date: c. 1857

This brief report describes the settlers along the Little Osage River, stating that it is occupied mostly by proslavery settlers; there are only three or four free state residents. The report mentions Enoch Osbourne (presumably a free state settler) who was driven from his land, and also notes that there is a need for free state men on this creek.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: Thaddeus Hyatt Collection, #401, Box 2, Folder 5
Item Number: 100439 Number of images: 1
Keywords: Bourbon County, Kansas Territory; Free state settlers; Little Osage River, Kansas Territory; Proslavery settlers

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