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A History of Lawrence, Kansas, from the First Settlement to the Close of the Rebellion
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TitleA History of Lawrence, Kansas, from the First Settlement to the Close of the Rebellion
AbstractPhoto and description of Amos Lawrence of Boston, "one of the first men of means to endorse the movement for the settlement of Kansas in the interest of freedom," co-founder of the city's "state university," and namesake of the town.
NotesPage 10: "The name of the town [of Lawrence, Kansas] had not been determined upon. It had been called Wakarusa, Yankee-town, and New Boston. After a full discussion it was decided to give it the name of Lawrence, after Amos A. Lawrence, of Boston," Massachusetts.
AuthorRichard Cordley
Date1895
Location978.163 L42c
Chapter Title1 (The Kansas-Nebraska Bill)
Page1 (opposite), 10-12
Local SubjectLawrence, Amos A.
Item TypeBook
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Item ID113572
CONTENTdm number7209
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