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Counties : Stafford, petition

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

Date: 1879

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Pierce St. John, Correspondence Received, Subject Files, Box 11 Folder 10

Unit ID: 455772

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Title (Main title): Counties : Stafford, petition

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 on January 23, 1879, from residents of Stafford County, Kansas request that Governor St. John organize their county. Accompanying the petition is a letter from the Notary Public of Reno County stating that the following people, S. R. Estle, E. R. Crawford, C. M. Johnson, J. H. Adams, and G. W. Warren swear an oath that the signatures on the petition are genuine and authentic. A separate petition asks the Governor to appoint Charles Johnson as Census taker for Stafford County.


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