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Criminal matters

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

Date: 1872

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor James Madison Harvey, Correspondence Files, Subject Files, Box 3 Folder 109

Unit ID: 453861

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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.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: The following documents in this file pertain to criminal matters within various counties in Kansas. A letter from John N. Ritter, Attorney of Cherokee County, writes to inform Governor Harvey there are two murders at large and requests a reward offered for the capture of the criminals. A petition from citizens of Nemaha County asks the Governor to offer a reward for the arrest of the murderer of Henry Stryker. A separate letter from A. C. Potter asks the Governor to offer a reward for the capture of the murderer of Wesley Beckley of Miami County, Kansas.


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