Jump to Navigation

Counties : Decatur

View at Kansas Memory

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

Date: 1879-1880

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 7 Folder 12

Unit ID: 454531

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): Counties : Decatur

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: These documents discuss several different topics in regard to Decatur County. One citizen writes to protest to Kansas Governor St. John in relation to the efforts of certain individuals who wish to affect the organization and election of county seat of Decatur county. Another letter requests that Governor St. John not appoint county seat to a specific person and provides his reasons. There is a request for Governor St. John to provide a copy of the law concerning organizations of unorganized counties and the procedures. Several letters encompass petitions and recommendations to appoint certain citizens for county positions.


Locator Contents

Index Terms

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

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