From G.A. Parsons to Robert M. Stewart

Title: From G.A. Parsons to Robert M. Stewart
Creator: G.A. Parsons
Description: This dispatch, dated August 25, 1859 is from G.A. Parsons, Adjutant General of the Missouri Militia, to Missouri Gov. Robert M. Stewart. Parsons relays a rumor that Kansas guerrillas are threatening to invade the border counties of Missouri, including Bates and Vernon Counties, in retaliation for the arrest of a man named “Pickles.” Parsons suggests that Stewart send an officer to the Kansas line to “watch the movements of the enemy.”
Date original: August 25, 1859
Owning organization: Missouri State Archives
Document Type: military_document
Publication Statement: Missouri-Kansas Border Collection; Office of the Secretary of State, RG005: Box 1, Folder 47
Organization location: For more information on using this image, contact the Missouri State Archives at: 600 West Main Street, P.O. Box 1747, Jefferson City, MO 65102, Phone: (573)751-4717, E-mail: Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the Missouri State Archives. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the Missouri State Archives.
Page Type: Digital Repository Object
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