US House of Representatives 34th Congress
Title Report of the Special Committee Appointed to Investigate the Troubles in Kansas Report No. 200
Book Condition Good
Edition First Edition
Publisher Washington, D.C., U.S.A. Cornelius Wendell 1856
Seller ID 017982
Hardcover. In good condition, moderate bumping to corners and spine ends, minor wear at foot of spine, a fair amount of foxing to interior pages (especially endpapers), minor soiling of covers. Text is very much readable despite interior foxing. Congressional committee report on the elections in the Kansas Territory regarding the question of slavery, the question being put to the inhabitants of the territory due to the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act (1854) which repealed the Missouri Compromise (1820-21). This report includes the details of the elections and sundry associated frauds and shenanigans - a precursor to the American Civil War.