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Title History of Kansas and emigrant's guide
Author Chapman, J. Butler
Date 1855
Document Type Rare Book
Region Kansas
Places Kansas City, Nebraska
Keywords government, climate, treaty
Theme Homesteaders, Overland Travel and Early Settlements; Agricultural Development, Landscape and the Environment; Native Americans
Publisher Teesdale, Elkins & Co.
Place of Publication Akron
Additional Information Full title: "History of Kansas and emigrants guide: a description geographical and topographical. Also climate, soil, productions and comparative value with other states and territories, including its political history: officers, candidates, emigrant colonies, election, abolition, squatter and pro-slavery contentions and inquisitions. With the prospects of the territory for freedom or slavery. All compiled from a three month’s travel through the territory in 1854". Only Volume I was published. None of the four known copies contains the map. Miss Dolbee's article contains a full discussion of the author and his work.
Library The Newberry Library
Copyright The Newberry Library
Collection Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana
Reference Graff 647
Catalogue Link The Newberry Library Catalogue