DG Douglas County, Kansas, was established in 1855. It was one of Kansas’ original 36 counties and named for Stephen Douglas, a U.S. Senator from Illinois. He advocated popular vote to determine the Kansas slavery question. The county seat of Douglas County is Lawrence, Kansas.
The Lawrence Journal says: "When an animal is killed or hurt by the cars on the Kansas Pacific the section boss fills out a blank form describing the locality of the accident, etc. One of the questions in the form is: 'What disposition was made of the animal?' The...read more
On the 2nd inst., John Hendley was executed at Lawrence, Kansas, for the murder of John Sutton, in June last. He died perfectly resigned, but protested to the last that the act was done in self-defense, and only after Sutton had shot him in the arm. Hendley was a...read more
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...read more