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Sale 79: The George J. Kramer Collection of Western Trails and Routes

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Western Towns - Kansas

Lot 3063    

Free State Emigration, the Kansas Aid Committee, 1856 printed circular soliciting funds for the "People of Kansas…in defending themselves and their families from the unjustifiable invasions and lawless incursions and attacks of the Missouri Borderers upon their lives and liberty", bearing 1¢ blue (7) tied by "Albany N.Y., Paid" cds to New York City, fresh and Very Fine, ex-Eggen.
Estimate    $400 - 600.

Kansas and Nebraska Territories were formed in 1854. Various groups and societies were formed with the intent of having Kansas became either a pro-slavery or "free state". Thus began the "border war" that lasted.

Realized: $500

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