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Justices of the peace : Smith, Sumner 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 58

Unit ID: 453809

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Title (Main title): Justices of the peace : Smith, Sumner 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 petition on February 1st, 1872, asks Kansas Governor Harvey to appoint C. E. Newman as Justice of the Peace in and for Smith County. A letter informing Governor Harvey of the resignation of T. A. Lewis as Justice of the Peace of Belle Plaine Township, Sumner County. A petition from citizens of Belle Plaine township request A. A. Barnard to fill the vacancy as Justice of the Peace. A separate petition from Belle Plaine recommends Charles D. Brande as Justice of the Peace of their township. A letter from J. L. Abbott informs the Governor a petition asking that Ansel Gridley be appointed as Justice of the Peace of Sumner County was sent to him, and no word has been received. The following documents are letters or petitions sent to Kansas Governor Harvey concerning the appointment of a Justice of the Peace for townships that reside in Smith or Sumner County.


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