Geary and Kansas; Governor Geary’s Administration in Kansas

John H. Gihon

Published by Chas C. Rhodes, PA, 1857
Condition: Very Good Hardcover
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Chas C. Rhodes, PA. Gihon states in the preface that he arrived in Kansas with staunch anti-Free-Soil sentiments, but after repeated evidence of the conduct of the pro-slavery side, he was forced to see the error of his ways. John Geary was appointed by President Pierce to be the third territorial governor of Kansas, a position he held until March, 1857. Includes descriptions of the Shawnee Mission, Indian reserves, work of anti-slavery emigrant societies, and the general bloody atmosphere of the territory in the wake of the Kansas-Nebraska Act of 1854. Geary become a Major General in the Civil War and later Governor of Pennsylvania. Very good copy of the first edition. Small tear on the top of the spine. Brigt, clean copy with a strong binding. 348 pages. Bookseller Inventory # 36406

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Title: Geary and Kansas; Governor Geary’s ...

Publisher: Chas C. Rhodes, PA

Publication Date: 1857

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition:Very Good

Dust Jacket Condition: No Jacket

Edition: 1st Edition

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