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Lars Larsen correspondence

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)

Date: October 13, 1917-November 20, 1917

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor Arthur Capper, Correspondence Files, Numerical File Box 16 Folder 20

Unit ID: 217145

Summary: This correspondence concerns Lars Larsen, a civilian cook who worked at the officer's mess facility at Camp Funston, Kansas. Larsen, a native of Denmark, was arrested on September 21, 1917, and charged with being an agent for the German government. Kansas Governor Arthur Capper asks General Leonard Wood, the commander at Camp Funston, to conduct a "prompt investigation" and advise him of its findings so that he may report them to the U.S. Secretary of State.

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Title (Main title): Lars Larsen correspondence

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor Arthur Capper (1915-1919).


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    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Capper, Arthur Administration.