From Edward Fitch to Dear Father

Title: From Edward Fitch to Dear Father
Creator: Edward Fitch
Description: Edward Fitch writes a letter to his father on September 19, 1855, four days after the Bogus Legislature’s Gag Law has gone into effect. He says he attended a meeting where he and others illegally spoke out against the Gag Law. He adds that Governor Shannon showed up “but refused to speak . . . he is a Dough face, Dough head + a Fool Knave Rascal and all.”
Date original: September 19, 1855
Document Type: letter
Publication Statement: Edward and Sarah Fitch Letters
Organization location: For more information on using this image, contact Watkins Community Museum of History at: 1047 Massachusetts St., Lawrence KS 66044, Phone: (785) 841-4109, E-mail: Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Watkins Community Museum of History. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Watkins Community Museum of History.
Page Type: Digital Repository Object
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