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Counties : Trego, petition

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

Date: 1879-1881

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 16

Unit ID: 455776

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Title (Main title): Counties : Trego, 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 from residents of Trego County asking Kansas Governor St. John to organize their county. The petitioners inform the Governor that their county has the correct number of inhabitants according to law to be organized. Further, the petitioners request the Governor designate the town of Wakeeney, Kansas as Temporary County Seat, and appoint three specific citizens as Commissioners to represent Trego County. Accompanying the petition is a letter from the Notary Public informing the Governor that three individuals sworn under oath state the signatures on the petition are genuine and from residents of Trego County.


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