Bleeding Kansas (1856-1857)

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      Old Sacramento 8-pounder cannon. Left to right: James Redpath,
      Richard Realf, Augustus Wattles, John J. "Ottawa" Jones, George
      Gill and John Brown's son Owen.
The Abbott Howitzer, South Carolina "States Rights" red flag and sword
of Col. Henry T. Titus on display at the Kansas State Museum, Topeka.

 

 
 
Wakarusa War: Rescue of Jacob Branson, by J.N. Holloway.

 
 
Northern propaganda of drunken proslavery mob going to "sack" Lawrence. The Free State Hotel at Lawrence, destroyed by proslavery forces, May 21, 1856

 
 
Jim Lane's fort on Mount Oread
Col. B. F. Treadwell

 
 
G. Douglas Brewerton, N.Y. Herald correspondent

 
 
Proslavery Missourians vote at Kickapoo in 1855
Jim Lane at Constitution Hall, Lecompton, Sept. 7, 1857

 
 



 
 

Governor's Mansion, Lecompton, 1857
Pioneer Cemetery, Lawrence

 
 
Abolitionist Jim Lane rabble rousing at Constitution Hall, Lecompton, Sept. 7, 1857. Marais de Cygnes massacre of five freesoilers by Capt. Charles Hamilton and his band of Missourians.

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Bickerton, Thomas
Naturalization Record, March 13, 1855
1870 Kansas Federal Census, Kanawah
Thomas Bickerton Letter, Chicago Daily Inter Ocean, April 25, 1888, 2
Military pension, May 22, 1888
Thomas Bickerton obituary, Kansas Semi-Weekly Capital, Jan. 29, 1901, 8
1900 Florida Federal Census, Orlando
 

Brown, John (May 9, 1800–December 2, 1859)

John Brown
 

Lane, James Henry (1814-1866)

Senator Jim Lane Voted Against the Civil Rights Bill, Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 7, 1866, 2
The Black-Republican Lane of Kansas, Plain Dealer (Cleveland), May 28, 1856, 2
Mock Heroic Gladiatorial Honors to Jim Lane, Daily Union (Washington, DC), May 31, 1856, 3
The Wife of Gen. James H. Lane Obtained a Divorce, Times Picayune, June 5, 1856, 4
Petition for Divorce Brought by his Wife, Litchfield Republican, (Litchfield, CT), June 13, 1856, 4
Death of Senator Lane, NY Herald, July 3, 1866, 7
Senator Lane of Kansas: He Shoots Himself Through the Head, NY Tribune, July 3, 1866, 5
Suicide of Jim Lane, of Kansas, Arkansas Weekly Gazette (Little Rock), July 14, 1866, 3
Jim Lane Kills Another Man, Crisis (Columbus, OH), July 18, 1866, 194
Suicide of Senator Lane, Salt Lake Daily Telegraph, July 18, 1866, 2
Senator Jim Lane committed Suicide, Augusta Chronicle, July 22, 1866, 1
Twice Married, Lowell Daily Citizen and News (MA), July 25, 1866, 2
A Kansas Hero Unmasked, Jeffersonian Democrat (Monroe, WI), September 25, 1856, 2
 
 

PROSLAVERY ACTIVISTS
Kookogey, Samuel J.


Titus, Henry Theodore
 


Terrotorial Newspapers (1856-1858)
 

WEBB SCRAPBOOK
Vol. 11, April 1, 1856
Vol. 11, April 11, 1856
Vol. 11, April 23, 1856
Vol. 12, May 1-16, 1856
Vol. 12, May 17-31, 1856
Vol. 13, June 1-16, 1856
Vol. 13, June 17-30, 1856
Vol. 14, July 1-7, 1856
Vol. 14, July 7-9, 1856
Vol. 14, July 10-12, 1856
Vol. 14, July 12-19, 1856
Vol. 15, July 17-22, 1856
Vol. 15, July 23-30, 1856
Vol. 15, July 30-Aug. 9, 1856
Vol. 16, Aug. 11-20, 1856
Vol. 16, Aug. 20-29, 1856
Vol. 16, Aug. 30-Sept 6, 1856
Vol. 17, Oct-December 3, 1859 (John Brown)
Vol. 17, December 5, 1859-Oct. 1860 (John Brown)
 

GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS
Report of the Special Committee Appointed to Investigate the Troubles in Kansas, House of Representatives, Report 200, 34th Congress, 1st Session, July 23, 1856
Report of the Secretary of War, Jefferson Davis, on the Affairs in the Territory of Kansas, House of Representatives, Exec. Doc. No. 1, 34th Congress, 3rd Session, Dec. 18, 1856
Correspondence of John W. Geary (April 1856-March 1857), Senate Ex. Doc. No. 17, 35th Congress, 1st Session, Jan. 7, 1858 (Serial 923)
Kansas Constitution. House of Representatives, Report No. 377, 35th Congress, 1st Session, May 11, 1858 (Serial 966)
Claims of the Citizens of the Territory of Kansas, House of Representatives, Miscellaneous Documents, 35th Congress, 2nd Session, 1858-59
Kansas Claims, Vol. 1. House of Representatives, Report No. 104, 36th Congress, 2nd Session, March 2, 1861
Kansas Claims, Vol. 2. House of Representatives, Report No. 104, 36th Congress, 2nd Session, March 2, 1861
 

JOURNAL ARTICLES
Brown, A. Theodore. Business "Neutralism" on the Missouri-Kansas Border: Kansas City, 1854-1857. The Journal of Southern History, Vol. 29, No. 2 (May, 1963).
Bulter, Maria. Old Sacramento: Cannon of Crisis, Cannon of Freedom. Douglas County Historical Society Newsletter, Vol. 27, No. 3
Cecil-Fronsman, Bill. "Death to All Yankees and Traitors in Kansas": The Squatter Sovereign and the Defense of Slavery in Kansas (Kansas History, Spring 1993)
_____. "Advocate the Freedom of White Men, As Well As That of Negroes,": The Kansas Free State and Antislavery Westerners in Territorial Kansas (Kansas History, Summer 1997)
Coffin, William H. Settlement of the Friends in Kansas (1902)
Cory, C. E. Slavery in Kansas (1902)
Dallas, E. J. Early-Day Post-Offices in Kansas (1902)
de la Cova, Antonio Rafael. Samuel J. Kookogey in Bleeding Kansas: A "Fearless vindicator of the rights of the South," (Kansas History, Fall 2012)
Elliott, R. G. The Events of 1856 (1902)
Fleming, Walter L. The Buford Expedition to Kansas, The American Historical Review, Oct. 1900.
Griffin, C. S. The University of Kansas and the Sack of Lawrence: A Problem of Intellectual Honesty (Kansas Historical Quarterly, Winter 1968)
Haskell, John G. The Passing of Slavery in Western Missouri (1902)
Hutchinson, William. Sketches of Kansas Pioneer Experience (1902)
Isely, W. H. The Sharps Rifle Episode in Kansas History. The American Historical Review, Vol. 12, No. 3 (April 1907).
Kielbowicz, Richard B. The Law and Mob Law in Attacks in Antislavery Newspapers, 1833-1860. Law and History Review, Vol. 24, No. 3 (Fall, 2006).
Malin, James C. Colonel Harvey and His Forty Thieves (The Mississippi Valley Historical Review, June 1932)
Origin of County and City Names (1902)
Quiafe, M. M. Bleeding Kansas and the Pottawatomie Murders. The Mississippi Valley Historical Review, Vol. 6, No. 4 (Mar., 1920).
Sheridan, Richard B. From Slavery in Missouri to Freedom in Kansas: The Influx of Black Fugitives and Contrabands Into Kansas, 1854·1865 (Kansas History, Spring 1989)
Stephenson, Wendell Holmes. The Political Career of General James H. Lane (1930)
Tisdale, Henry. Travel by Stage in the Early Days (1902)
Watts, Dale E. How Bloody Was Bleeding Kansas?: Political Killings in Kansas Territory, 1854–1861, Kansas History: A Journal of the Central Plains 18 (2), Summer 1995.
Weisberger, Bernard A. The Newspaper Reporter and the Kansas Imbroglio. The Mississippi Valley Historical Review, Vol. 36, No. 4 (Mar., 1950).
Transactions of the Kansas State Historical Society, 1883-85 (Vol. III)
Documents: Bleeding Kansas and Spanish Cuba in 1857: A Postscript (Kansas History, Winter 1988-1989)
Comprehensive Index 1875-1930: Collections, Biennial Reports, and Publications of the Kansas State Historical Society
 

KANSAS HISTORICAL COLLECTIONS
Governor Geary's Administration (Vol. IV, 1890)
Blackman, F. W. Biography the Basis of History: Charles Robinson (Vol. VI, 1900)
Carruth, William H. The New England Emigrant Aid Company as an Investment Society (Vol. VI, 1900)
Gleed, Charles S. Samuel Walker (Vol. VI, 1900)
Green, L. F. James B. Abbott (Vol. VI, 1900)
Hutchinson, William. Claims for Losses of Kansas Settlers During the Troubles of 1855 and 1856 (Vol. VI, 1900)
Martin, George W. The First Two Years of Kansas (Vol. X, 1908)
_____. First Free-State Territorial Legislature of 1857-'58 (Vol. X, 1908)
Robinson, Sara T. The Wakarusa War (Vol. X, 1908)
Smith, Ed. R. Marais des Sygnes Tragedy (Vol. VI, 1900)
 

BOOKS AND DISSERTATIONS
Andreas, A. T. History of the State of Kansas (1883)
Brewerton, G. Douglas. The War in Kansas: A Rough Trip to the Border, Among New Homes and a Strange People (1856)
Cordley, Richard. A History of Lawrence, Kansas (1895)
Day, Donald Eugene. A Life of Wilson Shannon, Governor of Ohio, Diplomat, Territorial Governor of Kansas (1978)
Gihon, John H.  Geary and Kansas: Governor Geary's administration in Kansas (1857)
Gladstone, Thomas H. The Englishman in Kansas (1857)
Gleed, Charles S., ed. Kansas Memorial, a Report of the Old Settlers' Meeting Held at Bismark Grove, Kansas (1880)
Holloway, J. N. History of Kansas (1868)
Howe, Henry. "The War in Kansas" in Historical Collections of the Great West, Vol. 1 (1857)
Moore, H. Miles. Early History of Leavenworth City and County (1906)
Phillips, William. The Conquest of Kansas, by Missouri and Her Allies (1856)
Robinson, Charles. The Kansas Conflict (1898)
Robinson, Sara T. L. Kansas; Its Interior and Exterior Life (1856)
Sherman, Edwin A. ed. Fifty Years of Masonry in California (John Hancock Gihon) 1898.
Speer, John. Life of Gen. James H. Lane "The Liberator of Kansas" (1896)
Thayer, Eli. The New England Emigrant Aid Company and Its Influence, through the Kansas Contest, Upon National History (1888)
_____. A History of the Kansas Crusade: Its Friends and Its Foes (1889)
Tomlinson, William P. Kansas in Eighteen Fifty-Eight (1859)
Tower, Philo. Slavery Unmasked: Being a Truthful Narrative of a Three Years' Residence and Journeying in Eleven Southern States (1856)
 

LETTERS
John Ritchie to F. G. Adams, Sept. 30, 1881
Epaphroditus Ransom (1797-1859) to Lewis Cass, March 30, 1857
 

SPEECHES
Sumner, Charles. The Crime Against Kansas. Speech in the Senate of the United States, May 19 and 20, 1856
 

VIDEOS
Battle of Fort Titus Reenactment, 2012 (Video)
Bleeding Kansas, Bleeding Missouri: The Long Civil War on the Border
Diggers: Bleeding Kansas (National Geographic)
 

VOTER AND CENSUS RECORDS
District 16, Leavenworth County, Kansas Territory, 1855 Census
List of Qualified Voters of Stranger Creek Township, Kansas Territory, May 5, 1857
Easton Township, Leavenworth County, Kansas Territory, 1859 Census
 

NEWSPAPER ARTICLES

A Duel was Fought Between George W. Clarke and John D. Logan, Southern Patriot (Charleston, SC), Nov. 18, 1844, 2

George W. Clarke left for Kansas, Leavenworth Weekly Herald, June 15, 1855, 1

Press Mobbed in Kansas, Daily National Intelligencer, Jan. 10, 1856, 3

Wilson Shannon, Hartford Connecticut Courant, Feb. 23, 1856, 2

Later from Kansas, NY Tribune, May 22, 1856, 5
James Redpath, Esq., Cleveland Leader, May 24, 1856, 2
Destruction of Lawrence, Cleveland Plain Dealer, May 26, 1856, 3
From Kansas, St Paul Daily Pioneer (MN), May 28, 1856, 3
The History of Lawrence, Albany Evening Journal, May 29, 1856, 2
Later from Kansas, Jackson Citizen (MI), May 29, 1856, 2
Reliable from Kansas, Albany Evening Journal, May 30, 1856, 2
More Particulars of the Destruction of Lawrence, Columbus Daily Ohio Statesman, May 30, 1856, 3
The Women of Lawrence, Milwaukee Sentinel, May 30, 1856, 2
Affairs in Kansas, New York Herald, May 30, 1856, 4
From Kansas: Lawrence in Ashes, NY Tribune, May 30, 1856, 6
The Sacking of Lawrence, Boston Traveler, May 31, 1856, 4
The Outrages in Kansas, Daily National Intelligencer, May 31, 1856, 3
Affairs in Kansas, NY Weekly Herald, May 31, 1856, 171

Kansas Affairs: Our Westport Correspondence, New York Herald, June 2, 1856, 3
Affairs in Kansas, Times Picayune, June 3, 1856, 2
The Sacking of Lawrence, Cabinet (Schenectady, NY), June 3, 1856, 2
The War in Kansas, Charleston Courier, June 3, 1856, 1
Kansas Correspondence, Camp Franklin, Charleston Courier, June 4, 1856, 2
The Outrage at Lawrence, in Kansas, Daily National Intelligencer, June 5, 1856, 2
A Record of Kansas Ruffianism, Albany Evening Journal, June 6, 1856, 2
Further Reports of the Bloody Work in Kansas, Boston Traveler, June 6, 1856, 2
Affairs in Kansas: The Sack of Lawrence, New York Times, June 6, 1856, 1
From Kansas: The Sack of Lawrence, NY Tribune, June 7, 1856, 8
Letter from G. Douglas Brewerton-- An Indignant Epistle, New York Times, June 9, 1856
From Kansas: The Sacking of LawrenceNY Tribune, June 9, 1856, 6
Letter from Kansas, Cleveland Leader, June 10, 1856, 2
From Kansas, Daily National Intelligencer, June 10, 1856, 3
A Kentuckian's Testimony for the Free State Men of Kansas, Milwaukee Sentinel, June 10, 1856, 2
Appeal of Mr. Brown of the Kansas Herald of Freedom, Albany Evening Journal, June 11, 1856, 2
A Reign of Terror in Kansas, Cleveland Leader, June 11, 1856, 1
Still Later from Kansas: Violence and Bloodshed, Baltimore Sun, June 11, 1856, 1
Kansas: Warlike Spirit and Indications, New York Tribune, June 11, 1856, 5
Violence to Women in Kansas, Cleveland Leader, June 12, 1856, 2
From Our Kansas Correspondent, Milwaukee Sentinel, June 12, 1856, 2
Kansas Leaders: The Triumvirate of Demagogueism, St. Paul Daily Pioneer (St. Paul, MN), June 16, 1856, 2

Letter from Redpath! On Kansas Affairs, Wisconsin Free Democrat (Milwaukee), June 18, 1856, 2
The War in Kansas, National Era (Washington, DC), June 19, 1856, 100
Executive Committee Kansas Association, Charleston Courier, June 25, 1856, 2
The Sacking of Lawrence, Massachusetts Spy (Worcester, MA) June 25, 1856, 3
Kansas Meeting, Charleston Mercury, June 27, 1856, 2

An Important Document: Authentic History of the Kansas Troubles, New York Times, July 2, 1856, 1
An Important Document: Authentic History of the Kansas Troubles [continued from Wednesday], New York Times, July 3, 1856, 2
For the Courant, Connecticut Courant (Hartford, CT) July 12, 1856, 1
The Kansas Anti-Slavery and Slavery Agitations, New York Herald, July 12, 1856, 3
Pro-Slavery Kansas Emigrants from New York, New York Herald, July 23, 1856, 8
From Kansas, New York Tribune, July 25, 1856, 6
Interesting Letter from Kansas, Springfield Republican, (Springfield-MA), July 30, 1856, 1
Kansas, New York Tribune, July 30, 1856, 6
Affairs in Kansas: The Territory Still in a Disturbed State, New York Times, July 31, 1856, 8

Kansas, New York Tribune, Aug. 1, 1856, 6
Col. Titus of Florida, Lowell Daily Citizen and News (MA) Aug. 5, 1856, 2
Brutality of Col. Titus, New York Tribune, Aug. 15, 1856, 7
Lecompton Quiet, Kansas Tribune, Aug. 16, 1856, 2
War in Kansas! Glasgow weekly times, Missouri, August 21, 1856, 2
Affairs in Kansas, New Albany Daily Ledger (IN) Aug. 22, 1856, 2
Brutality of Col. Titus, Liberator (Boston, MA), Aug. 22, 1856, 137
Civil War Renewed in Kansas! Lowell Daily Citizen and News (MA) Aug. 22, 1856, 2
Col. Titus' Block-Houses at Lecompton, Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH) Aug. 22, 1856, 3
Exciting News From Kansas, Newark Daily Advertiser, Aug. 22, 1856, 2
From Kansas, Albany Evening Journal (Albany, NY) Aug. 22, 1856, 2
Later From Kansas, Boston Herald, Aug. 22, 1856, 2
The President's Message, New Albany Daily Ledger (IN) Aug. 22, 1856, 3
Highly Important from Kansas: Desperate Fighting, New York Times, Aug. 22, 1856, 4
Startling News from the Seat of War! Connecticut Courant (Hartford, CT) Aug. 23, 1856, 3
Kansas: The New Outbreak, NY Tribune, Aug. 23, 1856, 3
The War in Kansas, New Albany Daily Ledger (IN) Aug. 23, 1856, 3
Exciting News From Kansas, Daily Ohio Statesman, Aug. 24, 1856, 2
Civil War on the Border, Philadelphia Inquirer, Aug. 25, 1856, 1
Later from KansasAlbany Evening Journal (Albany, NY) Aug. 25, 1856, 3
The War in Kansas, New York Herald, Aug. 25, 1856, 2
The War in Kansas: Pro-Slavery Version of Recent Events, New York Times, Aug. 25, 1856, 1
War in Kansas!! Plain Dealer, (Cleveland, OH), Aug. 25, 1856, 2
From Kansas, Cabinet (Schenectady, NY) Aug. 26, 1856, 2
Later from Kansas, Lowell Daily Citizen and News (MA) Aug. 26, 1856, 2
Further From Kansas, Ohio Statesman (Columbus), Aug. 26, 1856, 3
Kansas Meeting in St. Louis, Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH), Aug. 26, 1856, 3
Latest From Kansas, Daily National Intelligencer, Aug. 26, 1856, 3
The Excitement in Kansas and Missouri, Daily National Intelligencer, Aug. 26,1856, 3
The War in Kansas: Causes of Recent Free-State Movements, New York Times, Aug. 26, 1856, 1
Curious Essay on Kansas Affairs in The Commercial Advertiser, New York Times, Aug. 26, 1856, 4
Col. Titus Wounded, Plain Dealer (Cleveland, OH), Aug. 27, 1856, 3
Affairs in Kansas, Farmer's Cabinet (Amherst, NH) Aug. 28, 1856, 2
Fort Titus, Milwaukee Sentinel, Aug. 28, 1856, 2
Important From Kansas, Jackson Citizen (Jackson, MI), August 28, 1856, 1
Later From Kansas, Cleveland Leader, Aug. 28, 1856, 3
Our Kansas Correspondent, Milwaukee Sentinel, Aug. 29, 1856, 2
Kansas: Details of the Fight at Fort Saunders, New York Tribune, Aug. 29, 1856, 3
The Kansas War: The Attack on Col. Titus' Camp, New York Times, Aug. 29, 1856, 1
From Kansas, New York Times, Aug. 29, 1856, 4
Attack on Titus' House, Daily Cleveland Herald, Aug. 30, 1856
Kansas-- Horrid Atrocities-- Interesting Letter, Lowell Daily Citizen and News (MA), Aug. 30, 1856, 2
Col. Titus' Party Taken Prisoners, Semi-Weekly Raleigh Register, Aug. 30, 1856
The Recent Fights in Kansas, Springfield Republican (Springfield, MA), Aug. 30, 1856, 4
The War in Kansas, NY Weekly Herald, Aug. 30, 1856, 275

Affairs in Kansas, New York Herald, Sept. 1, 1856, 8 (Jefferson Buford letter, Aug. 18, 1856)
The Kansas War: The Falsehoods of the Border-Ruffian Journals, New York Times, Sept. 2, 1856, 2
Late and Exciting From Kansas, Springfield Republican (Springfield, MA), Sept. 2, 1856, 2
Letters from Kansas, Richmond Whig, Sept. 2, 1856, 4
The War in Kansas, Charleston Courier, Sept. 2, 1856, 2
The Kansas War: Causes of the Late Difficulties in Kansas, New York Times, Sept. 3, 1856, 3
Kansas News: Adventures of a Lady from Lawrence, New York Times, Sept. 4, 1856, 3
From Kansas, Salem Register (Salem, MA) Sept. 4, 1856, 2
Affairs in Kansas, New York Herald, Sept. 5, 1856, 2
Kansas Troubles, Burlington Free Press (VT), Sept. 5, 1856, 1
Letter from Kansas, Richmond Whig, Sept. 5, 1856, 4
Attack on Col. Treadwell, Leavenworth Weekly Herald, Sept. 6, 1856, 1
Latest From Kansas, Albany Evening Journal (Albany, NY) Sept. 6, 1856, 2
Letter From Kansas, Nashville Union and American, Sept. 6, 1856, 2
Manifesto of the Border Ruffians, New York Herald, Sept. 6, 1856, 2
The Kansas War: The Pro-Slavery Gatherings for Invasion, New York Times, Sept. 6, 1856, 1
The Kansas War, Vermont Phoenix (Brattleboro, VT), Sept. 6, 1856, 1
Kansas Affairs: War Movements, New York Herald, Sept. 7, 1856, 8
Affairs in Kansas, Charleston Mercury, Sept. 8, 1856, 2
A Night Ride in Kansas, Alexandria Gazette (Alexandria, VA) Sept. 8, 1856, 4
Cannon Vs. Pop Squirts, Lowell Daily Citizen and News (MA) Sept. 8, 1856, 2
The Kansas War: Details of the Fight at Ossawatomie, New York Times, Sept. 8, 1856, 1
From Kansas: Later from the War, New York Tribune, Sept. 8, 1856, 5
Affairs in Kansas, New York Herald, Sept. 9, 1856, 8
The Kansas War, Boston Daily Atlas, Sept. 9, 1856, 2
Important from Kansas, Boston Traveler, Sept. 9, 1856, 4
An Appeal from the Kansas Territory to the People of the Union, Charleston Mercury, Sept. 9, 1856, 2
Documents in Relation to Kansas, Charleston Courier, Sept. 9, 1856, 2
The Free State Force at Lawrence--- Reported Capture of Twenty-Five of Lane's Men, Rockford Republican (Rockford, IL), Sept. 10, 1856, 1
Meeting in Lawrence, Kansas, Springfield Republican (MA), Sept. 10, 1856, 1
Kansas and Other Affairs, Holmes County Republican, Sept. 11, 1856, 1
Matters in Kansas, Cleveland Leader, Sept. 11, 1856, 2
Titus's Fort, Boston Recorder, Sept. 11, 1856, 147
Who are the Ruffians in Kansas? Washington Review and Examiner, (Washington, PA) Sept. 13, 1856, 2
Florida and Kansas, Charleston Courier, Sept. 15, 1856, 2, [Mary Titus]
From and About Kansas, Springfield Republican (Springfield, MA), Sept. 15, 1856, 2
Instructions to the Governor of Kansas, Charleston Courier, Sept. 15, 1856,2
Letter from Gov. Woodson, NY Tribune, Sept. 15, 1856, 7
Late News From Kansas, Portland Advertiser (Portland, ME) Sept. 16, 1856, 4
The Kansas War: Hostile Movements, New York Times, Sept. 16, 1856, 1
From Our Kansas Correspondent, New York Reformer (Watertown, NY), Sept. 18, 1856, 2
Kansas: Military Movements, New York Tribune, Sept. 19, 1856, 5
The Robberies by Lane's Band in Kansas, Weekly St. Louis Pilot (MO) Sept. 20, 1856, 2
Affairs in Kansas, Charleston Courier, Sept. 22, 1856, 2
Kansas Correspondence of the Atlas, Daily Atlas (Boston), Sept. 24 1856, 1
Report of the St. Louis Kansas Committee, New York Herald, Sept. 24, 1856, 4
Kansas Notes, Springfield Republican (MA), Sept. 24, 1856, 4
Letter of Kansas Affairs, New York Tribune, Sept. 25, 1856, 4
Report on Kansas, Charleston Courier, Sept. 27, 1856, 1
Interesting from Kansas: The Recent Demonstration Against Lawrence, New York Times, Sept. 27, 1856, 1
From Kansas, Boston Evening Transcript, Sept. 29 1856, 2
Affairs in Kansas: Free-State Men Arrested by U.S. Dragoons, New York Times, Sept. 29, 1856, 1
Kansas, New York Tribune, Sept. 29, 1856, 6
Last of the Kansas Troubles, Boston Herald, Sept. 29, 1856, 4
Late Events in Kansas, Springfield Republican, (Springfield, MA), Sept. 29, 1856, 2
Pressing Necessities of the Emigrants in Kansas-- Letter From Rev. Mr. Nute, Springfield Republican (Springfield, MA), Sept. 30, 1856, 2

Further From Kansas, National Era (Washington), Oct. 2, 1856, 158
Kansas Correspondence, New York Reformer (Watertown, NY), Oct. 2, 1856, 2
Sherman T. Waful's Kansas Letters, New York Reformer (Watertown, NY), Oct. 2, 1856, 2
The Late Kansas War, Glasgow Weekly Times (Glasgow, MO), Oct. 2, 1856, 3
News from Kansas, New York Herald, Oct. 3, 1856, 4
The War Ended, Constitution (Middletown, CT) Oct. 3, 1856, 3
The Battle Between Col. Harvey and the Border-Ruffians--  Treatment of Free-State Prisoners, New York Tribune, Oct. 3, 1856, 6
Block Houses, Leavenworth Weekly Herald, Oct. 4, 1856, 1
Later from Kansas, Ohio Statesman (Columbus), Oct. 4, 1856, 3
Peace in Kansas, Ohio Statesman (Columbus), Oct. 5, 1856, 2
Very Interesting From Kansas, Daily Ohio Statesman (Columbus, OH) Oct. 5, 1856, 2
Interesting from Kansas (N.Y. Times, Oct. 6, 1856)
A Bulletin from Gen. Lane's Camp- Incidents of the March from Kansas to Iowa, New York Tribune, Oct. 6, 1856, 5
Shannon vs Pierce, Cleveland Leader, Oct. 7, 1856, 2
Gen. Edward Hopkins, Wisconsin Free Democrat (Milwaukee) Oct. 8, 1856, 1
The Kansas Scheme! Cleveland Leader, Oct. 8, 1856, 2
Curiosities from Kansas, New York Times, Oct. 8, 1856, 3
Gov. Geary's Pacification of Kansas, Jackson Citizen (Jackson, MI), Oct. 9, 1856, 2
The Peace in Kansas, National Era (Washington), Oct. 9, 1856, 162
Kansas Affairs, National Era (Washington, DC) Oct. 9, 1856, 163
Latest From Kansas, Plain Dealer, (Cleveland, OH), Oct. 9, 1856, 2
The War Ended, NY Tribune, Oct. 9, 1856, 6
The Captivity of the Rev. Mr. Nute, Boston Evening Transcript, Oct. 11, 1856, 2
Interesting from Kansas (N.Y. Times, Oct. 11, 1856)
Kansas Affairs -- Governor Geary Hurrying up the Work of Making Kansas a Slave State,  (N.Y. Herald, Oct. 11, 1856, 4)
Kansas News, New York Tribune, Oct. 13, 1856, 4
Gov. Geary, Portland Advertiser, (Portland, ME) Oct. 14, 1856, 4
More Kansas Rumors, Baltimore Sun, Oct. 14, 1856, 1
The Latest From Kansas, Milwaukee Sentinel, Oct. 14, 1856, 2
Kansas News, Western Reserve Chronicle (Warren, OH), Oct. 15, 1856, 2
Kansas News, Boston Daily Atlas, Oct. 15, 1856, 2
From Kansas: Entente Cordiale Between Gov. Geary and Col. Titus, New York Times, Oct. 15, 1856, 3
Kansas, National Era (Washington), Oct. 16, 1856, 167
Affairs of Kansas: Governon Shannon's Account of His Gubernatorial Labors, New York Herald, Oct. 16, 1856, 1
The Kansas Election, N.Y. Times, Oct. 17, 1856
Results of the Bogus Elections, New York Times, Oct. 17, 1856, 2
Affairs in Kansas, New York Herald, Oct. 18, 1856, 1
From Kansas, Rockford Weekly Register Gazette (Rockford, IL) Oct. 18, 1856, 3
Kansas, Charleston Courier, Oct. 18, 1856, 1
The Election in Kansas (N.Y. Herald, Oct. 18, 1856)
From Kansas: The Wounded Yet in Hospital, New York Times, Oct. 21, 1856, 3
Col. Titus Commands New Militia Battalion, Ohio State Journal, (Columbus, OH), Oct. 22, 1856, 1
Kansas: In Prison at Lecompton, National Era (Washington), Oct. 23, 1856, 169
A Kansas Dungeon, St Albans Messenger (VT), Oct. 23, 1856, 3
Three Vermont Men Prisoners, Burlington Free Press, (VT) Oct. 24, 1856, 1
Warren D. Wilkes, Charleston Courier, Oct. 25, 1856, 2
Poor Shombre, Columbian Register (New Haven, CT) Oct. 25, 1856, 2
Affairs in Kansas, New York Herald, Oct. 26, 1856, 8
Kansas Affairs, Farmer's Cabinet (Amherst, NH) Oct. 26, 1856, 2
Letter from Col. Titus, Charleston Courier, Oct. 27, 1856, 1
Central America Offer, Daily Atlas (Boston, MA), Oct. 28, 1856, 2
Peace in Kansas, Georgia Telegraph (Macon) Oct. 28, 1856, 2
Southern Interference in Kansas, NY Herald, Oct. 28, 1856, 5
Letter from Col. Titus, Savannah Daily Morning News, Oct. 29, 1856
Kansas, National Era (Washington), Oct. 30, 1856, 174
Correspondence, Barre Gazette (Barre, MA) Oct. 31, 1856, 2
Kansas: Trouble on Sugar Creek, NY Tribune, Oct. 31, 1856, 6

Trailing in the Dust, Herald of Freedom, Nov. 1, 2856, 1
Affairs in Kansas, NY Weekly Herald, Nov. 1, 1856, 351
Sufferings and Wrongs of the State Prisoners in Kansas, Albany Evening Journal, November 4, 1856, 2
From the Free-State Men in Prison in Kansas, Cleveland Leader, Nov. 4, 1856, 1
Kansas and Central America, Daily Advocate (Baton Rouge, LA) Nov. 6, 1856, 2
Prison of the Hundred: Lecompton, Kansas, National Era (Washington), Nov. 6, 1856, 177
Voices from the Political Prisons of Kansas, National Era (Washington), Nov. 6, 1856, 179
Law in Kansas, St Albans Messenger (VT), Nov. 6, 1856, 2
General Walker's Recruiting Agent in Kansas, Albany Evening Journal (Albany, NY) Nov. 8, 1856, 2
Gov. Geary and the Judiciary, Leavenworth Weekly Herald, Nov. 8, 1856, 4
John Smith Special Correspondent of the St. Louis Democrat, Leavenworth Weekly Herald, Nov. 8, 1856, 4
Kansas Facts and Prospects, Springfield Republican (Springfield, MA), Nov. 8, 1856, 4
Letter from H. T. Titus to the Missouri Republican, NY Tribune, Nov. 10, 1856, 6
Kansas: Interesting Letter from Capt. Walker, New York Times, Nov. 10, 1856, 3
Kansas, NY Tribune, Nov. 10, 1856, 6
Samuel Walker Letter to the Editor of the Missouri Democrat, NY Tribune, Nov. 10, 1856, 6
Kansas Items, Boston Daily Atlas, Nov. 11, 1856, 2
The Black Hole of Calcutta Revived in Kansas, Cleveland Leader, Nov. 12, 1856, 2
A Letter from a Free State Prisoner, Newark Daily Advertiser, Nov. 12, 1856, 2
Re-Establishment of a Free Press, NY Tribune, Nov. 12, 1856, 6
Wholesale Prison, Lecompton, Kansas, National Era (Washington), Nov. 13, 1856, 183
Kansas, NY Tribune, Nov. 13, 1856, 5
Interesting From Kansas, New York Herald, Nov. 15, 1856, 3
Kansas, New York Tribune, Nov. 15, 1856, 5
Kansas, NY Tribune, Nov. 15, 1856, 6
Kansas: More Border Ruffain Outrages, NY Tribune, Nov. 17, 1856, 5
Col. Titus Military Jailor, New London Daily Chronicle (New London, CT), Nov. 18, 1856, 3
From Kansas: The Land Governed by Tyrants, National Aegis (Worcester, MA) Nov. 19, 1856, 2
Kansas: Wholesale Political Prison, Washington National Era, Nov. 20, 1856, 187
The Herald of Freedom, Cleveland Leader, Nov. 21, 1856, 2
Destitution in Kansas, Springfield Republican (Springfield, MA), Nov. 22, 1856, 4
Interesting from Kansas, NY Times, Nov. 22, 1856, 2
Kansas, State Gazette (Austin, TX) Nov. 22, 1856, 2
Letter From Capt. Walker, Kansas Herald of Freedom (Wakarusa), Nov. 22, 1856
The Dreary Tale of Wrong, New York Tribune, Nov. 22, 1856, 6
The Southern Kansas Crusade, The Ripley Bee (Ripley, OH) Nov. 22, 1856
Souther Politics: Southern View of the Vermont Aid to Kansas, New York Times, Nov. 24, 1856, 3
Correspondence of N.Y. Times, Cleveland Leader, Nov. 25, 1856, 2
Governor Geary and the Kansas Judiciary, Baltimore Sun, Nov. 26, 1856, 2
From Kansas, Farmer's Cabinet (Amherst, NH) Nov. 27, 1856, 2
Kansas: Wholesale Prison, Lecompton, Washington National Era, Nov. 27, 1856, 191
Editorial: Wholesale Prison, Lecompton, Washington National Era, Nov. 27, 1856, 191
Editorial: Wholssale Prison, Lecompton, Washington National Era, Nov. 27, 1856, 191
Trial of the Free State Prisoners, National Era (Washington), Nov. 27, 1856, 192
From Kansas, NY Times, Nov. 28, 1856, 1
Gov. Shannon's Defence, Daily National Intelligencer, Nov. 28, 1856, 2
Interesting From Kansas, Jamestown Journal (Jamestown, NY), Nov. 28, 1856, 2
Lecompton, Leavenworth Weekly Herald, Nov. 29, 1856, 2

From Kansas, Albany Evening Journal (Albany, NY) Dec. 2, 1856, 3
Kansas Affairs, Augusta Chronicle, Dec. 2, 1856, 2
Off For Central America, Daily Illinois State Journal (Springfield, IL), Dec. 2, 1856, 2
From Kansas: Progress of the Land Sales, New York Times, Dec. 2, 1856, 2
Convicts at Work, Charleston Mercury, Dec. 3, 1856, 2
From Kansas, New Albany Daily Ledger (IN) Dec. 3, 1856, 2
Militia Disbanded, Charleston Mercury, Dec. 3, 1856, 2
Affairs in Kansas, National Era (Washington, DC) Dec. 4, 1856, 19
From Kansas, Boston Traveler, Dec. 4, 1856, 2
From Kansas, Newark Daily Advertiser, Dec. 4, 1856, 2
Kansas Intelligence, Rockford Republican (Rockford, IL), Dec. 4, 1856, 2
News From Kansas, Newark Daily Advertiser, Dec. 4, 1856, 2
The March of the Ruffians, Daily Cleveland Herald, Dec. 4, 1856
Latest From Kansas, Plain Dealer, (Cleveland, OH), Dec. 4, 1856, 2
Affairs in Kansas, New York Herald, Dec. 5, 1856, 8
From Kansas: Escape of Thirty-One Free-State Prisoners, New York Times, Dec. 5, 1856, 2
Later from Kansas, Richmond Whig, Dec. 5, 1856, 3
The Free-State Prisoners, Burlington Free Press (VT), Dec. 5, 1856, 3
Good Omens for Kansas, Springfield-Republican (MA), Dec. 5, 1856, 2
Col. H. T. Titus, Leavenworth Weekly Herald, Dec. 6, 1856, 3
Disbanding of the Troops, Leavenworth Weekly Herald, Dec. 6, 1856, 2
Kansas Quarrel, Connecticut Courant (Hartford) Dec. 6, 1856, 2
Kansas, New York Tribune, Dec. 8, 1856, 6
Later From Kansas, Savannah Daily Morning News, Dec. 9, 1856
Colonel Titus Disgusted with Kansas, Cleveland Leader, Dec. 10, 1856, 2
From Kansas, New York Times, Dec. 10, 1856, 3
Letter from a Free-State Prisoner in Kansas, NY Tribune, Dec. 10, 1856, 7
How Capt. Walker's Wife Scolded Him Because He Didn't Kill 'Old Titus,'NY Tribune, Dec. 10, 1856, 7
The Land Sales, NY Tribune, Dec. 10, 1856, 6
Affairs in Kansas, National Era (Washington), Dec. 11, 1856, 198
Additional Kansas Documents, NY Tribune, Dec. 11, 1856, 6
Late and Important from Kansas, Washington Daily Union, Dec. 11, 1856, 3
The Border Ruffians Overreaching Themselves, Springfield Republican, (Springfield, MA), Dec. 11, 1856, 2
Affairs in Kansas, Baltimore Sun, Dec. 12, 1856, 1
Correspondence of the Atlas, Daily Atlas (Boston), Dec. 12, 1856, 2
Escape of Thirty-Six Free-State Political Prisoners, NY Tribune, Dec. 12, 1856, 7
Nicaragua Bail-- Land Sales at Leavenworth, New York Tribune, Dec. 12, 1856, 7
From Washington: Special Messenger From Kansas, New York Times, Dec. 13, 1856, 1
An Incident of Prison Life At Lecompton, NY Tribune, Dec. 13, 1856, 6
Col. Titus--Kansas--Nicaragua, The Ripley Bee (Ripley, OH), Dec. 13, 1856
From Kansas, Anti-Slavery Bugle (New Lisbon, Ohio) Dec. 13, 1856, 3
Late from Kansas, Springfield Republican, (Springfield, MA), Dec. 13, 1856, 4
Letter From Col. Titus to the Gov., Plain Dealer (Cleveland), Dec. 13, 1856, 2
Affairs in Kansas, Baltimore Sun, Dec. 15, 1856, 1
Buford and Titus Leave Kansas in Disgust, Daily Cleveland Herald, Dec. 15, 1856
Gov. Geary's Militia Disbanded, NY Tribune, Dec. 15, 1856, 7
Jeffreys Lecompte and the Murderer, New York Tribune, Dec. 15, 1856, 7
Kansas, New York Tribune, Dec. 15, 1856, 6
Notes of Travel Through Missouri on Land, NY Tribune, Dec. 15, 1856, 7
The Land Sales, NY Tribune, Dec. 15, 1856, 7
Affairs of Kansas, Trenton State Gazette, Dec. 16, 1856, 3
Col. Titus of Kansas Bound to Nicaragua, Portland Advertiser, (Portland, ME) Dec. 16, 1856, 1
Correspondence of the Missouri Democrat, Nashville Union and American, Dec. 16, 1856, 2
Interesting from Kansas, Lowell Daily Citizen and News (MA) Dec. 16, 1856, 2
Kansas Affairs, New Hampshire Patriot, (Concord, NH), Dec. 17, 1856, 2
Theodore Titus, Trenton State Gazette, Dec. 17, 1856, 3
From St. Louis, Daily Cleveland Herald, Dec. 18, 1856
Affairs in Kansas, National Era (Washington), Dec. 18, 1856, 202
Quitman, Plain Dealer, (Cleveland, OH) Dec. 18, 1856, 3
Kansas Affairs, New York Times, Dec. 19, 1856, 2
Free State Prisoners at Lecompton, Leavenworth Weekly Herald, Dec. 20, 1856, 2
Kansas News, Rockford Weekly Register Gazette (Rockford, IL), Dec. 20, 1856, 2
Col. Titus in St. Louis, Charleston Mercury, Dec. 22, 1856, 2
Col. Titus of Trenton, N.J., Newark Daily Advertiser, Dec. 22, 1856, 2
Good News From Kansas, Springfield Republican (Springfield, MA), Dec. 24, 1856, 2
General Intelligence, National Era (Washington), Dec. 25, 1856, 207
Col. Titus, New Orleans Daily Creole, Dec. 27, 1856, 2
Col. Titus and Capt. Mitchell, The Ripley Bee (Ripley, OH), Dec. 27, 1856
Emigrants for Nicaragua, Daily National Intelligencer (Washington, DC) Dec. 27, 1856, 3
Colonel Titus Short of Funds, Bangor Daily Whig & Courier (ME) Dec. 29, 1856
For Nicaragua, Nashville Daily Patriot, Dec. 29, 1856, 2
Latest From Kansas, Cleveland Leader, Dec. 29, 1856, 2
George W. Clarke's Missing Slave Judy, New York Tribune, Dec. 31, 1856, 5

From Kansas to St. Louis: An Overland Stage Ride through Missouri, New York Times, Jan. 5, 1857, 1
Kansas Items, Lowell Daily Citizen and News (MA), Jan. 9, 1857, 2

From Kansas to St. Louis Overland: A Stage Ride through Missouri, New York Times, Feb. 14, 1857, 10

Important from Kansas, New York Times, March 9, 1857, 2 (Samuel Walker arrested for attack on Fort Titus)

Funeral of Major Hoyt, Herald of Freedom, June 27, 1857, 3

Col. Titus has written to Sheriff Jones, Lowell Daily Citizen and News (Lowell, MA), July 29, 1857, 2
Col. Titus Going Back to Kansas, Rockford Republican (Rockford, IL), July 30, 1857, 2

Kansas, New York Tribune, Aug. 10, 1857, 6
Kansas Affairs, Springfield Republican (Springfield, MA), Aug. 11, 1857, 2
New York Correspondence, Cleveland Leader, Aug. 12, 1857, 2
Moments of Individuals, Lowell Daily Citizen and News, Aug. 18, 1857, 3

Kansas--- Sacking of Lawrence, St. Albans Messenger (St. Albans, VT), Sept. 3, 1857, 1
Titus Located in Kansas City, Leavenworth Weekly Herald, Sept. 5, 1857, 2
Pioneer Life in Kansas, NY Tribune, Sept. 7, 1857, 3
Col. Titus in the Calaboose, Baltimore Sun, Sept. 18, 1857, 1
Col. Titus in the Calaboose, New York Tribune, Sept. 19, 1857, 3
Col. Titus Taken to Watchhouse, North American and United States Gazette (Philadelphia) Sept. 19, 1857
Col. Titus is the Calaboose, Albany Evening Journal (Albany, NY), Sept. 21, 1857, 3
Kansas Notes, Springfield Republican (Springfield, MA), Sept. 21, 1857, 2
Affairs in Kansas, NY Herald, Sept. 22, 1857, 5
Col. Titus Planter's Hotel, Centinel Of Freedom (Newark, NJ), Sept. 22, 1857, 3
Col. Titus Cannot Exist Without Notoriety, New York Times, Sept. 23, 1857, 5
Col. Titus in the Calaboose, The Athens Post (Athens, Tenn.), Sept. 25, 1857, 2

The Great Democratic Swindle to-day in Kansas, Albany Evening Journal (Albany, NY), Oct. 5, 1857, 2
From Kansas, Cleveland Leader, Oct. 7, 1857, 1
Kansas, NY Tribune, Oct. 24, 1857, 5
Slave Democracy of Kansas, NY Tribune, Oct. 24, 1857, 4
Definite Intelligence of the Late Election Results in Kansas, Daily National Intelligencer, Oct. 29, 1857, 3
Kansas Election, Rockford Republican (Rockford, IL), Oct. 29, 1857, 2
Complicity of Gov. Walker in the Election Fraud, Davenport Democrat and Leader (Davenport, IA), Oct. 30, 1857, 2
Col. Titus and Sheriff Jones in Oxford, Kansas, Connecticut Courant (Hartford, CT), Oct. 31, 1857, 1

A New Paper in Kansas, Sandusky Register (Sandusky, OH), Nov. 3, 1857, 2

The Kanzas City Outrage (Quindaro Chindowan, April 24, 1858, 3)
Personal Attack Upon General Pomeroy: To the Editor of the New York Times, New York Times, April 29, 1858, 5
Our Kansas Correspondence (N. Y. Herald, June 26, 1958)

Troubles in the Creek Nation: A Fright in Arkansas, Daily National Intelligencer, Oct. 29, 1861, 3

Fort Scott, Leavenworth Bulletin, May 18, 1869, 2

Old Settlers' Anniversary: A Reunion of Pioneers of Kansas, Daily Kansas Tribune, Sept. 16, 1871, 2

Reply to Rev. Utter by a Son of "Old John Brown," Cleveland Herald, Dec. 8, 1883, 4

An Almost Forgotten Hero: The Record of Capt. Henry J. Shombre, Buried on Mount Oread, Kansas City Star, Jan. 22, 1913, 6