“Robinson, Charles,” The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography (New York: James T. White & Company, 1898), 8: 343.
On Oct. 30, 1851, [Charles Robinson] married Sarah Tappan Doolittle Lawrence, daughter of Hon. Myron Lawrence, an eminent lawyer of Massachusetts — a lady of very high literary culture. She was educated in the Belchertown Classical School and the New Salem Academy, and was an able helper and counsellor to her husband. She wrote "Kansas, its Interior and Exterior Life," a work which attained a wide circulation and had great influence. It is one of the best books written on the early history of Kansas.