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Crime and criminals : rewards ; proclamations

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)

Date: 1873 - 1876

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor Thomas Andrew Osborn Correspondence Files, Correspondence Received, Subject Files, Box 3 Folder 51

Unit ID: 454146

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Title (Main title): Crime and criminals : rewards ; proclamations

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor Thomas Andrew Osborn (1873-1877) . Governor Thomas Andrew Osborn correspondence received. Subject files.

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Scope and content: A list of proclamations with dates from Kansas Governor Osborn. A letter on May 15, 1875, from C. B. Owen, Sheriff of Green County in Missouri, states he has captured Albert Russ alias Alexander Preston and asks if he wants him held until September and if there is a reward for his capture. A letter from Francis McNulty, on November 9, 1876, states the Sheriff has information on the whereabouts of Peat Johnson, charged with the murder of two young men. A letter from H.R. Crowell informs Governor Osborn on April 19, 1876, the Baxter Bank was robbed by two men during the busiest part of the day, and they took $3,000. A letter on February 11, 1876, concerning the reward of $200 for the arrest of A. J. Mowry. The following documents concern rewards and proclamations for the capture and arrest of criminals.


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    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Osborn, Thomas Administration.