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Criminal Records; Rewards

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

Date: 1887-1888

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Alexander Martin, Correspondence Files, Subject files , Box 21 Folder 7

Unit ID: 454921

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): Criminal Records; Rewards

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 1887 to 1888, are from county offices and residents of Kansas regarding criminal rewards to Kansas Governor John Martin. Various residents, county sheriffs, and county attorneys wrote asking about rewards for individual criminals. Among the letters, there are official rewards and newspaper clippings discussing crimes. Kansas currently has 105 counties. 28 other counties have existed but are now defunct due to name changes, reorganizations, or mergers and splits.


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