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Item Number: 102487
Title: Certificate, James Abbott as Brigadier General
Description: James Lane, from the Headquarters of the Kansas Volunteers free state militia, issued this certificate that appointed James Abbott, as Brigadier General of the 1st Brigade, to protect the ballot boxes during the upcoming elections. Election fraud, in the form of multiple votes cast by proslavery men, was a constant concern of free state supporters.
Dates: July 15, 1857
Number of Images: 1
Call Number: James Abbott Collection, #252, Box 2 Folder 10
Location of Original: KSHS
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