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Counties : Rice

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

Date: 1879-1882

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 22

Unit ID: 454567

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Title (Main title): Counties : Rice

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: Many of the documents in this file pertain to vacancies as well as requests for appointments in Rice County, Kansas. There are several letters to Kansas Governor St. John requesting for certain persons to be appointed a position within the county such as Surveyor and Probate Judge. There is a letter of resignation from the present County Surveyor informing the Governor he cannot serve because he does not have the instruments or chains. Additionally, on May 4, 1882 there is a letter from S. H. Jones of Lyons, Kansas thanking the Governor for the appointment as Probate Judge of Rice County.


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