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Counties : Lincoln

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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 10

Unit ID: 454550

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Title (Main title): Counties : Lincoln

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 resident in Lincoln County asks Kansas Governor St. John for information on how to organize a new county. In addition, is a proceeding from a meeting held by the Board of County Commissioners in Lincoln County. In the proceeding the board discuss that T. A. Walls, Sheriff of Lincoln County has failed to return certain tax warrants given to him by the County Treasurer, and for this reason the board declare the Office of Sheriff vacant. Accompanying the documents are two letters from Commissioners of Lincoln County informing Governor St. John that T. A. Wells did provide the bonds to them.


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