News From Kansas

Source citation
“News from Kansas,” New York Daily Times, 12 September 1857, p. 4.
Newspaper: Publication
New York Times
Newspaper: Headline
News From Kansas
Newspaper: Page(s)
4
Type
Newspaper
Date Certainty
Exact
Transcriber
Patrick Sheahan
Transcription date
The following text is presented here in complete form, as it originally appeared in print.  Spelling and other typographical errors have been preserved as in the original.

News from Kansas
ADDRESS OF THE GRASSHOPPER FALLS CONVENTION TO THE PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATES
St. LOUIS, Friday, Sept. 11.

The Democrat publishes and address to the people of the United States, prepared by the Committee appointed by the Grasshopper Falls Convention, in which a fair history of the troubles of Kansas are given. The present attitude of affairs in the Territory is temperately discussed. The address alleges that the chief incentive for participation of the Free State men in the coming Election, is the urgent appeals from the Free States to do so. The address says, however, there is little likelihood of these appeals being successful. The document contains a special clause to the people of Missouri, setting forth the relative positions of Kansas and Missouri: imploring the citizens of the latter to refrain from another invasion, and saying that if she should continue her previous course of aggression, a persistent, protracted and bloody war must ensue. The address concludes by exhorting the people of Kansas to vote at the coming election in pursuance of the action of the Convention.

The municipal election at Leavenworth, Kansas, on Monday, resulted in the election of the Free State ticket by 260 majority.

The Constitutional Convention convened at Lecompton on the 7th inst.

We have Utah dates to Aug. 5, but the news received is unimportant.

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