Resolution of the Legislature of Kansas in Favor of Increased Protection on the Frontier of that State Against Depredations by the Indians, and Against Any Further Reduction of the Army

Kansas Asks for Federal Protection Against Native Americans

Resolution of the Legislature of Kansas in Favor of Increased Protection on the Frontier of that State Against Depredations by the Indians, and Against Any Further Reduction of the Army

Notes: A request for federal help in suppressing Native American tribes. The legislature asserts in this document, "Within the three years last past, more than one hundred and fifty good citizens have been murdered; females outraged and carried off into captivity by these savages, there to suffer a fate worse than death; and property in the amount of nearly a half a million of dollars has been captured, carried off, and destroyed."

2 pages (a single sheet, printed on both sides). 41st Congress, 2d Session. Senate Mis. Doc. No. 56. Dated February 16, 1870, and referred to the committee on Military Affairs.

Edition + Condition: Fine. Never bound.

Publication: [Washington, DC]: (n.p.), 1870.

Item No: #307438

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