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Counties : Rawlins

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

Date: 1879-1882, 1886

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 10 Folder 17

Unit ID: 454565

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Title (Main title): Counties : Rawlins

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: Letters to Kansas Governor St. John that talk about matters in Rawlins county. One letter informs Governor St. John that the census taker of Rawlins county perpetrated a fraud in taking the census and requests that actions be taken. Included within this letter are signatures that believe the statement to be true. Another letter talks about the fraud practiced in the organization of Rawlins county and how that might reflect on Governor St. John if an investigation does not take place. Other letters discuss petitions and recommendations for designating county seats, election results for county seat and county officers for Rawlins county, and requests to delay the organization of Rawlins county.


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