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Cities & Towns : Newton

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

Date: 1880

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 12

Unit ID: 454481

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Title (Main title): Cities & Towns : Newton

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: Included in this file is a letter from C. L. Rood requesting that Newton be declared a city of the second class and for city elections to be held on February 3rd. The following letter is from J. W. Ady of Newton, Kansas, he writes to Kansas Governor St. John asking that Newton be made a city of the second class. The last document is a certificate from the city of Newton stating that by law Newton has the required number of inhabitants to become a city of the second class and asks the governor to issue a proclamation.


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