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Cordley, Richard (1829-1904) A history of Lawrence, Kansas, from the first settlement to the close of the rebellion

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00267.160 Author/Creator: Cordley, Richard (1829-1904) Place Written: Lawrence, Kansas Type: Books Date: 1895 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Published by E. F. Caldwell, Lawrence Journal Press.

People: Cordley, Richard, 1829-1904.

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Keywords/Subjects: Civil War, Westward Expansion, Bleeding Kansas, African American History, Immigration and Migration, Slavery

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