Trump over Kansas
In the spring of 1825 Sylvester Pattie determined to outfit a trade expedition from St. Louis to the Indian country of the upper Missouri (the Dakotas and Montana).
To the Editor,
July 23, 2021
In the year 1868 life was exciting in Kansas and growing more exciting by the day.
The first railroad to be built across the state in 1867 to the end-of-track at a place called Coyote (just west of present-day Collyer, Kan.).
At 61 years of age, Nelson Buck was a reputable Illinois surveyor. In Nebraska he was about to realize his dream of “seeing the West.”
A friend of mine recently asked when my family truly begins to enjoy summer.
A returning “Pike’s Peaker” arrived in Indianola, Kan., on July 28, 1860, bringing news of a terrible Indian fight in the Solomon River valley.
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