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Counties : Sumner

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

Date: 1879

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 14

Unit ID: 454577

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Title (Main title): Counties : Sumner

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 E. F. Henderson writes to Kansas Governor St. John to ask who has the power to appoint Census Taker for the County of Sumner. In the letter Henderson requests to be appointed the position. In the late 19th century it was the responsibility of each census taker also referred to as enumerator to personally visit each dwelling in their subdivision to obtain the correct number of each member or person occupying the dwelling.


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