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Justices of the peace : Butler, Chase counties

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)

Date: 1869 - 1872

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor James Madison Harvey, Correspondence Files, Appointment Files, Box 2 Folder 35

Unit ID: 453786

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Title (Main title): Justices of the peace : Butler, Chase counties

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor James Madison Harvey (1869-1873). Governor James Madison Harvey Correspondence. Appointment Files.

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Scope and content: A letter on April 13, 1872, from J. B. Davis, informs Kansas Governor Harvey an election was recently held where the people elected John Brown to fill the vacancy as Justice of Peace for Butler County. A petition from residents of Walnut town, Butler County, Kansas, request Walter H. Douglass as Justice of the Peace in and for their county. An affidavit on May 25, 1872, from Kansas Governor Harvey, appointing John R. Kemp as Justice of the Peace for the town of Walnut, Butler County. Additional documents and petitions are from individuals making recommendations of specific people for the appointment of Justice of Peace for either Butler or Chase County.


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    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Harvey, James Administration.