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Abandonment of Lucy Sharpe Brooks by Husband

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

Date: January 6, 1915

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor Arthur Capper, Correspondence Files, General Correspondence - Numerical File, Box 1 Folder 2

Unit ID: 451602

Summary: This file includes general correspondence relating to the abandonment of Lucy Sharpe Brooks by her husband. The first letter by Lucy Sharpe Brooks is reiterating her desire for justice of her husband after he married her and then left with her money, leaving her homeless and penniless. She is writing to Governor Capper after receiving no response from the previous Governor, George H. Hodges (1866-1947). The second letter is the Governor's office acknowledging the letter but saying the State has nothing to do with domestic matters such as Lucy Sharpe Brooks is writing about.

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Title (Main title): Abandonment of Lucy Sharpe Brooks by Husband

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

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