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Counties : Ness, petitions and memorials

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

Date: March 29, 1880

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Pierce St. John, Correspondence Received, Subject Files, Box 9 Folder 22

Unit ID: 455754

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Title (Main title): Counties : Ness, petitions and memorials

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 petition from citizens of Ness County in the town of Sidney, Kansas requests Kansas Governor St. John designate Temporary County Seat of Ness County in Sidney, Kansas. The petitioners explain due to the location of the town, it makes for a suitable and convenient place for County Seat. On the last page of the petition there is a note from the Notary Public stating J. P. Johnson and R. B. Linville swear an oath they are residents of Ness County Kansas and the names on the petition are genuine signatures of residents and legal voters in Ness County.


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