Emigrants to Kansas 1858

A letter from a young friend on his way to Kansas, written on a steamboat on the Missouri, May 16, says: “Emigrants are pouring into Kansas by the thousands. Steamboats cannot be made long and large enough to carry all that apply for passage. This boat refused...

Colonel Jenkins Killed

The Affray in which Gen. Lane Killed Col. Jenkins The Cincinnati Times of yesterday contained a Kansas letter, giving particulars of the affray in which Gen. Lane killed Colonel Jenkins: Lane and Jenkins occupied houses about twenty-five rods apart, both situated on...