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Criminal matters

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

Date: 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 108

Unit ID: 453860

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Title (Main title): Criminal matters

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.

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Scope and content: A letter from Missouri Governor J. W. McClurg asks to have Francis Dean arrested and detained at Wyandotte, Kansas. Governor McClurg states that an agent is leaving with a requisition for Francis Dean. A letter from Henry C. Johnson, City Marshall, gives his account to Governor Harvey regarding his arrest for obeying his order to arrest Francis Dean. A letter from Iowa Governor Samuel Merrill asks that Martin V. B. George, an escaped convict, be held in jail at Franklin County until the requisition papers arrive. Additional documents discuss requisitions of certain criminals who fled to Kansas and rewards offered for the arrest and capture of criminals.


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