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Counties : Pratt, remonstrance

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

Date: 1879-1882

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Pierce St. John, Correspondence Received, Subject Files, Box 10 Folder 9

Unit ID: 455758

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Title (Main title): Counties : Pratt, remonstrance

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 remonstrate from residents in Pratt County, Kansas informs the Governor they have heard of efforts to organize their county. In the petition the residents list reasons against the organization of their county. This is important because being organized means that a county can have provisions such as local law enforcement, the county judicial system, the recording of legal documents by a register of deeds, and the construction and maintenance of roads, parks, etc.


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