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Cities & Towns : Atchison

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)

Date: 1879-1882

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Pierce St. John, Correspondence Files, Correspondence Received, Subject Files, Box 6 Folder 1

Unit ID: 454470

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Title (Main title): Cities & Towns : Atchison

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor John Pierce St. John (1879-1883). Governor John Pierce St. John correspondence received. Subject files.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: This file contains records of meetings held with the city council and mayor of Atchison, Kansas that discuss the number of inhabitants in the city and the desire to become a city of the first class. A city of the first class is a city with a population of 10,000 or more at the time of organization. The following document is a certificate showing that the city of Atchison has a population of over 15,000 and asks Kansas Governor St. John for a proclamation that the city be declared a city of the first class.


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    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. St. John, John Administration.