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Freedman's Institute, Relief Association

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

Date: 1882

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor?s Office, Governor John Pierce St. John, Correspondence Files, Correspondence Received, Subject Files, Box 13 Folder 15

Unit ID: 455861

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Title (Main title): Freedman's Institute, Relief Association

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: This file includes correspondence relating to the Kansas Freedman?s Relief Association (KFRA) which is part of a larger collection of Kansas Governor St. John Correspondence. A letter asks the Governor to provide him with information regarding the Migrant Exoduster?s such as why they came to the State of Kansas; are they living in towns or the country, along with other questions. Additional letters inform the Governor of employment opportunities for the refugees. A letter from C. L. DeRandamire informs the Governor there will be a large gathering to celebrate the emancipation of the slaves in the British Colonies, DeRandamire requests the Governor attend to address the gathering that day. A separate letter from James DeLong requests Governor St. John go to New York to raise money for the refugees.


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