From Samuel Medary to Robert M. Stewart

Title: From Samuel Medary to Robert M. Stewart
Creator: Samuel Medary
Description: This telegram, dated January 3, 1859, is from Kansas Gov. Samuel Medary to Missouri Gov. Robert M. Stewart. Medary informs Stewart that he has ordered U.S. Troops to protect eastern Kansas and that he plans to organize a large force of Kansas citizens. He urges Stewart to keep troops on the Missouri side of the state line to protect his citizens if James Montgomery invades Missouri. He adds that Montgomery and John Brown have three forts and an armed force of 100-200 men.
Date original: January 3, 1858
Owning organization: Missouri State Archives
Document Type: telegram
Publication Statement: Missouri-Kansas Border Collection; Office of the Secretary of State, RG005: Box 1, Folder 26
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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