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Counties : Decatur, petition for Decatur Center as temporary county seat

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

Date: December 02, 1879

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Pierce St. John, Correspondence Received, Subject Files, Box 7 Folder 16

Unit ID: 455725

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Title (Main title): Counties : Decatur, petition for Decatur Center as temporary county seat

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: A copy of a petition from legal electors of Decatur County asking Kansas Governor St. John to have Temporary County Seat of Decatur County located at Decatur Center. In the letter the citizens of Decatur Center inform Governor St. John that Decatur Center is one-half mile south of the Geographical Center of the County whereas Oberlin is six- and one-half miles north west of the center.

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