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Counties : Hodgeman

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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 4

Unit ID: 454544

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Title (Main title): Counties : Hodgeman

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.

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Scope and content: A letter from a W. T. Bruer of Hodgeman County informing Kansas Governor St. John there has been talk among the citizens to organize said county. A separate letter from W. H. Lower asks for the appointment as Census taker for Hodgeman county. This file also includes petitions from the citizens of Hodgeman county requesting the Governor locate temporary County seat in Hodgeman county, and appoint certain men as temporary officers for said county. There is a letter from W. W. Wheeland, County Clerk, informing the Governor the appointments made by him for Commissioners of Hodgeman County have failed to qualify within twenty days as required by law. Further letters are acknowledgements for appointments, where the County Seat is located, and questions relating to the organization of Hodgeman County.


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