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County affairs : Butler County

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

Date: 1870 - 1871

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor James Madison Harvey, Correspondence Files, Subject Files, Box 3 Folder 79

Unit ID: 453831

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Title (Main title): County affairs : Butler County

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. Subject Files.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Separate letters from E. L. Akin and W. H. Redden to Kansas Governor Harvey concerning a party of armed men who murdered citizens in Butler County, Kansas. In their letters, they ask the Governor to provide support to apprehend the guilty parties. A report on December 7, 1870, from Adjutant General D. Whittaker on the affairs in Butler County. A detailed statement from Attorney William B. Parsons of the acts of violence committed in Butler County. Parsons also informs the Governor there may be additional acts of violence committed.


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