Free-Staters Win Election

Monday, October 5, 1857 to Tuesday, October 6, 1857

Free Staters elected to the Kansas Territorial Legislature on October 5, 1857. Courtesy of the Kansas Historical Society.

Although election fraud is still evident in some precincts, Free-Staters overwhelmingly win election to the Kansas Territorial Legislature. The Free-State cause continues to gain the upper hand over the proslavery faction. 


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