Leavenworth newspaper

Leavenworth Times. Untitled. October 30, 1887.

"There is no State in the Union where a colored man has a better [hope] to ask for a solid Republican support than in the State of Kansas. Blood was shed on Kansas soil for the negro."

Leavenworth Times. Untitled. March 7, 1888.

"Near Eskridge, a poor negro was treated to the methods employed by the old ku-klux gangs of Georgia. He was severely chastised for a small offence by a crowd of white men. As soon as the facts came out a large indignation meeting was held by the farmers, and the outrageous action was denounced as it should be in free Kansas."

Published: 6 September 2007
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