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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 15 Folder 8

Unit ID: 455878

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Title (Main title): Indians

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 letters and telegraphs from citizens in various counties in Kansas informing Kansas Governor St. John of recent Native American raids and requesting additional officers and arms as the residents do not have proper arms to defend themselves against any raids. A report from Brevet Major General at Leavenworth, Kansas deny that any Northern or Southern Native Americans are absent from the Agency. There are additional reports to the governor on other Native American activities in Kansas. Another document describes a request for citizens of Caldwell, Kansas to not sell arms and ammunition to Native Americans.


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