From Robert M. Stewart to Samuel Medary

Title: From Robert M. Stewart to Samuel Medary
Description: This letter, dated April 8, 1859, is from Missouri Gov. Robert M. Stewart to Kansas Gov. Samuel Medary. Stewart states that he has ordered Adj. Gen. G.A. Parsons to patrol the state line in Cass, Bates, and Vernon Counties, to protect Missouri citizens and repel attacks from bands of Kansas guerrillas. He adds that the Missouri General Assembly has given him authority to use $30,000 for protection of the state border. Stewart asks for Medary’s cooperation in preventing violence.
Date original: April 8, 1859
Owning organization: Missouri State Archives
Document Type: government_document
Publication Statement: Missouri-Kansas Border Collection; Office of the Secretary of State, RG005: Box 1, Folder 39
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.
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