Resolution of Relief

Good! Congressman Sidney Clark on last Tuesday introduced into the House a joint resolution providing for the relief of the settlers on the Osage Indian lands.  We do not know the substance of the resolution, but anything modifying from their unjust provisions the...

Hartford 1868

Hartford is situated on the south side of the Neosho river, and about sixteen miles south-east of Emporia.  It is rather a small town, but improving slowly.  There is but one mill – a water mill (the steam mill has moved away to Eldorado.)  There is one store,...

Elizabethtown 1868

Elizabethtown is situated about twelve miles south by west of Garnett in the southern part of Anderson county and near the head waters of Deer Creek, and about ten miles inland from the Neosho river.  It is a small inland town and principaally owned by Squire Price. ...

Geneva 1868

Geneva is situated two and a half miles north of the Neosho river – eight miles north-west of Iola and about seventy-five miles south of Lawrence.  It contains two stores, one hotel, one blacksmith shop, one wagon maker’s shop, two carpenter shops, two...

Burlington 1868

Burlington is situated on the south side of the Neosho river, about thirty miles south-east of Emporia, and about sixty five miles south-west of Lawrence.  It is the county seat of Coffey County, situated about in the center.  It contains one saw and grist mill, one...