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Richmond, Nemaha County

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Richmond, settled by Upland Southerners, was the territorial county seat for Nemaha County. Competition with a twin town and differing opinions on slavery led to the Richmond’s abandonment. This study includes early surveys of Richmond Township and…

Kickapoo, Leavenworth County

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This essay discusses the founding of the Town of Kickapoo, Kickapoo Township, and examines Kickapoo’s battle with Leavenworth and Delaware for the county seat of Leavenworth County. It details how the loss of this competition caused the slow but…