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Counties : Harper

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

Date: 1879-1883

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 9 Folder 2

Unit ID: 454542

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Title (Main title): Counties : Harper

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: The documents in this file pertain to matters of Harper County, Kansas. A letter from W. H. Olmstead informs Kansas Governor St. John that a safe from Harper County has been stolen by a group of sixty men, he requests assistance to recover the safe. A separate letter from James B. Brodnix gives a detailed statement of the troubles existing between Harper and Anthony County in regard to County Seat. Another letter from J. J. Merrick asks the Governor to investigate reports about the trouble in Harper County before sending troops to enforce the laws. A petition from citizens of Harper County request W. B. Stevenson of Anthony, Kansas be appointed as Probate Judge for Harper County.


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