Squatter Sovereign (Atchison, Kan.), 1855-1857 (C0800)

1 roll of microfilm

 Finding Aid

The collection contains a newspaper published by J.H. Stringfellow and R.S. Kelley as a pro-slavery weekly advocating that "the squatter claims the same sovereignty in the Territory that he possessed in the States." In 1857 ownership passed to S.C. Pomeroy and O.F. Short and the policy became pro-free state.


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