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Counties : Sheridan

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

Date: 1880

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 11 Folder 5

Unit ID: 454575

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Title (Main title): Counties : Sheridan

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: These documents discuss many topics focused on Sheridan county. One letter sent to Kansas Governor St. John talks about the boundary lines of Sheridan county. Other documents include petitions and recommendations to appoint certain individuals for county positions such as census taker and surveyor of Sheridan county. There is a letter requesting Kansas Governor St. John wait to organize Sheridan county until an expression of the wishes of the people can be obtained. Census takers are responsible for interviewing any available adult member of the household in order to complete a census questionnaire and update address lists.


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