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Document Details


Title: Letter from John White Geary to Franklin Pierce, December 22, 1856
Document type: Letter
Accessibility: Paid Only
Repository: Alexander Street Press
Collection: The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries (Subscription only)
URL: http://www.alexanderstreet4.com/cgi-bin/asp/cwld/documentidx.pl?aspdocid=S3042-D002
Original Language: English
Time span: 1856
Speaker: Geary, John White, 1819-1873
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 30-Dec-1819
Speaker place of birth: Mount Pleasant, PA; Pennsylvania; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Lawyer; Military personnel; State governor
Age at speaking: 37
Document location: Lecompton, KS
Document date: 22-Dec-1856
Locations discussed: Kansas; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Kansas; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Abolitionism; Admission of states to U.S.; Communities; Domestic life; Ethnic groups; Free states; Health; Immigration and emigration; Indian reservations; Political rivalries; Politicians; Politics; Sense of duty; Shawnee people; Sociology; State government
ASP release: 2006-01
Document code: S3042-D002-4411