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Crime & Criminals: Reward Papers : Howard, Bill

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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 12 Folder 19

Unit ID: 454627

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Title (Main title): Crime & Criminals: Reward Papers : Howard, Bill

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 Attorney J. H. Sallee writes to inform Kansas Governor St. John of the Sheriff?s reward for the arrest of George Tevebough, who goes by the alias name Bill Howard. In the letter, Sallee advises the Governor that Bill Howard is charged with the rape of a twelve-year-old girl. Accompanying the letter is a newspaper clipping that discusses Howard?s crime as well as a telegram from J. H. Sallee that notifies the Governor a reward is no longer required as men have captured, hung, and burned the body of the criminal.


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