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A Footnote to the Pottawatomie Massacre, 1856
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TitleA Footnote to the Pottawatomie Massacre, 1856
AbstractFive pro-slavery settlers were killed at the Pottawatomie Massacre, May 24, 1856. They were: James P. Doyle and his two sons William and Drury, Allen Wilkinson and William Sherman. Allen Wilkinson was the postmaster, a member of the Kansas territorial legislature and a part-time member of the territory's judicial branch. Article contains reprinted letters written by Wilkinson's brother-in-law, Henry James, detailing the situation.
AuthorRobert W. Johannsen
DateAutumn 1956
SourceThe Kansas Historical Quarterly
LocationPeriodical
Volume22
Number3
Page236-241
Local SubjectWilkinson, Allen
Pottawatomie Massacre
Brown, John
Massacres
Kansas Territory
Border Warfare
IllustrationsN
Item TypeMagazine Article
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Item ID215231
CONTENTdm number20919
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