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Memorial from Citizens of Leavenworth County, Kansas Territory, 1856

Memorial from Citizens of Leavenworth County, Kansas Territory, 1856

This memorial was sent to Congress by citizens of Leavenworth County, Kansas Territory, and referred to the Senate Committee on Territories. It is typical of the many petitions sent to Congress leading up to Kansas statehood. The memorialists request the immediate admission of Kansas to the union as a free state under the Topeka constitution.

RG 46, Records of the U.S. Senate

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