Kansas Territorial Documents
 

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jcPKT0928

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The envelope bears the cancellation stamp of Cantonment Leavenworth, the first Post Office in Kansas, which began in 1828. There are also imprints left by a wax seal. On February 8, 1832, the Secretary of War directed that all cantonments be called forts.

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Paper is 12.6" x 8"

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eng

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Robert Miller Esq. Tribune office Liberty Clay Co. Missouri The words "Cantonment Leavenworth pre-Kansas Terr. 1st P.O. In Kansas 1828-1841" are written in pencil

Envelope addressed to Robert Miller, Esq.

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