"Death of Hon. M. J. Parrott," by Anonymous

"Death of Hon. M. J. Parrott," by Anonymous
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October 1879

An anonymous author writes this obituary for Marcus J. Parrott soon after his death in Dayton, Ohio on October 4, 1879. "Mr. Parrott," as the author observes, "was known all over Kansas as one of the most eloquent men in the state and when announced to speak at any point tremendous crowds gathered to hear him and were charmed by his reason and the force of his logic." Parrot, a member of the Class of 1849, represented Kansas Territory in Congress and "came within one vote of being elected Senator of Kansas [but] lost the election by treachery." Transcript included.

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