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  Letter, J. H. Lane to Gov. of Minnesota [Willis A. Gorman]
Author: Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866; Robinson, Charles
Date: January 22, 1856

This "Appeal of Gen. Lane & Gov. Robinson" to Willis A. Gorman, the territorial governor of Minnesota, was a call for assistance during Kansas Territory's present crisis: the territory face, wrote Lane and Robinson from Lawrence, K.T., on January 22, 1856, "an overwhelming force of the Citizens of Missouri" organized for invasion on the Missouri border.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: Charles & Sara Robinson Collection, #488, Box 1, Folder 2
Item Number: 101081 Number of images: 1
Keywords: Free state cause; Gorman, Willis A.; Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866; Minnesota; Missouri; Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894

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