Originally collected by the Honorable Joshua Marsden Luce and passed through the family to the present owner. Joshua Marsden Luce was born August 18, 1830. In March 1857, he moved to Kansas, where he opened up a farm and operated a saw-mill until 1877. In 1858 he was Enrolling Clerk of the Territorial Council, and was afterwards for a time, assistant clerk for Honorable Hugh S. Wash, Sectretary of Kansas Territory, and became Acting Governor in 1859. He was then appointed Assistant Indian Agent for the Sauk and Fox. In 1866 he was elected a member of the Kansas House of Representatives and re-elected in 1870. In 1867 he was appointed clerk in the United States Senate committee on Public Lands for which he served one year. He then accepted a clerkship in the United States Treasury Department, a positon from which he resigned in less than a year and returned to his farm in Kansas. He was married at Centropolis, August 10, 1860 to Miss Susan Keithly. According to the family this bag has been in the family since the year 1860 or 1864. This lot will be offered with documentation to this effect provided by the family.