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The Life of Preston B. Plumb

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The Life of Preston B. Plumb

1837-1891, United States senator from Kansas for the fourteen years from 1877 to 1891
"a pioneer of the progressive movement in America"
"The history of his life is the history of Kansas"
  • by William Elsey Connelly (aka Connelley), 1855-1930
  • published by Browne & Howell Company, Chicago, Illinois, 1913

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  • <span id='Connelly'></span> Connelly, William Elsey ''[[Space: The Life of Preston B. Plumb| The Life of Preston B. Plumb]]'' (Chicago, Illinois, 1913), [ Page ].
  • <ref>[[#Connelly|Connelly]]</ref>

Table of Contents

I - The Plumb Family
II - Preston B. Plumb
III - Kenyon College
IV - The Xenia News
V - The First Trip to Kansas
VI - First in Kansas
VII - Bleeding Kansas
VIII - Second Trip to Kansas
IX - Mariposa
X - Emporia Town Company
XI - Emporia
XII - The Lecompton Constitution
XIII - The Leavenworth Constitution
XIV - Troubles in Southern Kansas
XV - The Bar and the Legislature
XVI - Supreme Court Reporter — First Practice
XVII - Emporia and the Civil War
XVIII - The Eleventh Kansas
XIX - Cane Hill
XX - Prairie Grove
XXI - Buck & Ball
XXII - VanBuren
XXIII - Chief-of-Staff
XXIV - The District of the Border
XXV - Collapse of the Military Prison
XXVI - The Lawrence Massacre
XXVII - The Pursuit of Quantrill
XXVIII - Provost Marshal
XXIX - Independence — Humboldt — Olathe
XXX - The Price Raid
XXXI - Wyoming
XXXII - Plumb as a Soldier
XXXIII - Back to Civil Life
XXXIV - Banker
XXXV - Texas Cattle— Mining
XXXVI - Election to the Senate
XXXVII - Assuming Duties of Senator
XXXVIII - Forty-Sixth Congress
XXXIX - The Nomination of Garfield
XL - Forty-Seventh Congress
XLI - Funding Act — Treasury Surplus
XLII - Civil Service
XLIII - Reelection
XLIV - The Forty-Eighth Congress
XLV - Blaine
XLVI - Forty-Ninth Congress
XLVII - Railroad Passes
XLVIII - Diplomatic Service
XLIX - Fiftieth Congress
L - Department of Agriculture
LI - Harrison
LII - Third Election
LIII - Deep-Harbor Convention
LIV - Fifty-First Congress
LV - Oklahoma
LVI - Inspiration for Drama
LVII - Silver
LVIII - Public Lands
LIX - The Tariff
LX - Sugar
LXI - Newspapers
LXII - Habits and Characteristics
LXIII - Capacity for Work
LXIV - Charity
LXV - A Helpful Man
LXVI - Stories
LXV1I - Influence in the Senate
LXVIII - The Last Campaign
LXIX - Last Illness and Death
LXX - The Last Rites
Appendix A
Appendix B


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