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Criminal Records; Miscellaneous

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)

Date: 1885-1889

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Alexander Martin, Correspondence Files, Subject files , Box 21 Folder 5

Unit ID: 454919

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): Criminal Records; Miscellaneous

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor John Alexander Martin (1885-1889). Correspondence files. Subject files.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: These letters, spanning 1885 to 1888, are from or about the Kansas Penitentiary regarding criminal matters of Kansas to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters cover various topics including pardons, the Board of Pardons, receiving prisoners, individual inmates, prohibition, requisitions, complaints, warrants, and testimonies. There is also a signed petition requesting justice for a lynched man, Frank W. Bonham, who also did not receive a fair trial.


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