Case # 1855-KM07
October 10, 1855
LEXINGTON, MO. – Ex-Gov. Reeder Murdered. A dispatch to New York states that the Lexington (Mo.) Express publishes a rumor that Ex-Gov. Reeder, of Kansas, had been murdered at St. Joseph. The rumor is not credited. The Raftsman’s Journal, Clearfield, Pennsylvania. Wednesday, October 24, 1855. Page 2. (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for Prairie Tales Media.
NEW YORK – Gov. Reeder. The rumor that Gov. Reeder had been murdered in Kansas, is pronounced on all sides a hoax. The reporters of the New York Associated Press started the story for the purpose of creating an excitement. The Star Of The North, Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania. Thursday, October 25, 1855. Page 2. (c) Transcribed by Darren McMannis for Prairie Tales Media.