When General Lee's statue was going to be placed in the Hall of Statues in the Capitol Building by the State of Virgina in 1903, Kansas congressmen, in protest, threatened to put a statue in the city of Richmond on some federal property of John Brown. Virgina's congressmen said that Kansas had the right to put John Brown's statue in their alloted two spaces in the Hall of Statues in Washington..."If Kansas wants to place John Brown's statue in the hall no one can object. If Kansas thinks he was one of her great men nobody can object to her ideals of what great men are. The reflection will be on Kansas, the same as will be the case as to Lee, if there is any reflection." Rep. Livingston of Georgia.