A thousand thrilling stories

By "The Cowboy" Jim Gray

Joseph Lehman (pronounced “Lemon”) was only 12 years old when he set out from New York state for Kansas Territory in the mid- 1850s.

Lehman was big for his age and had “shifted for himself ” at an early age. On the way to Kansas, Lehman fell in with Daniel Hussey Page, a studious young man from Rochester, N.H.

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