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Kansas pioneers of 1855 that came by way of New England Emigrant Aid Company / extracted by Debra F. Graden.

Graden, Debra. (Author).

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Indiana State Library - Indianapolis ISLG 978.1 K16GR (Text) 00000107103574 Genealogy Reading Room Book In process -

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  • Physical Description: 72 leaves ; 28 cm
  • Publisher: Leavenworth, Kan. : D.F. Graden, ©1997.

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General Note:
"Extracted from: 'Report of The Special Committee Appointed To Investigate The Troubles In Kansas; With The Views Of The Minority of Said Committee', House of Representatives, Report No. 200, 34th Congress, 1st Session, Washington: Cornelius Wendell, Printer, 1856, Pages 829-893, 1143-1146"--Page 2.
"There are lists of names of all the persons that came under the auspices of the Emigrant Aid Society during the early part of 1855 on pages 51-69"--Page 2.
Summary, etc.:
In 1856 the U.S. House of Representatives ordered a special committee to investigate troubles in Kansas during the vote to determine whether slavery would be allowed in Kansas. One purpose of the hearings was to determine whether the Massachusetts Emigrant Aid Society hired men to come to Kansas solely to manipulate the voting. .
Subject: New England Emigrant Aid Company.
New England Emigrant Aid Company (Boston, Massachusetts)
Kansas > History > 1854-1861 > Sources.
Slavery > Kansas.
Pioneers > Kansas.
United States, Kansas > Emigration and immigration.

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