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  Letter, Hugh S. Walsh to Lewis Cass, Secretary of State
Author: Walsh, Hugh Sleight
Date: November 19, 1858

Acting Governor Hugh S. Walsh wrote from Lecompton, Kansas Territory to Secretary of State Lewis Cass. Walsh requested permission to use $3000 remaining from funds appropriated for the August 1858 election as a means to offer rewards for the capture of James Montgomery, John Brown, and other Free State supporters allegedly engaged in violence in southeastern Kansas Territory.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: James W. Denver Collection, #328, Box 1, Folder 13
Item Number: 101292 Number of images: 3
Keywords: Brown, John, 1800-1859; Cass, Lewis, 1782-1866; Jayhawkers; Montgomery, James, 1814-1871; Proslavery perspective; Violence; Walsh, Hugh Sleight

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