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Justices of the peace : Greenwood, Harvey counties

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

Date: ca. 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 43

Unit ID: 453794

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Title (Main title): Justices of the peace : Greenwood, Harvey 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 August 21, 1872, from T. E. Irvine, informs Kansas Governor Harvey a petition was sent to him to have J. Hennessy appointed as Justice of Peace of Harvey County. In the letter, Irvine states that he recommends and believes Hennessy is fitted for the position. A petition from citizens of Sedgwick City, Harvey County request Freeman Morris as Justice of Peace. A letter on September 6, 1872, from R. W. P. Muse, Attorney at Law, requests John Reid be commissioned as Justice of Peace for Newton, Harvey County. A letter enclosing an application of F. H. Clark for the appointment of Justice of Peace, recommended by all the Lawyers of Eureka Township. The following documents are petitions to the Governor from citizens of townships in Greenwood and Harvey County, recommending certain people for the appointment as Justice of Peace.


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