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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 4 Folder 114

Unit ID: 453866

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): Indians

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 concern matters regarding Native Americans in Kansas. A letter from J. J. Wingar gives an account of an attack by Native Americans on a resident of Butler County, Kansas. In the letter, Wingar states that a little boy of John S. Friend has been taken and is still being held hostage by Kiowa Native Americans and asks the Governor for assistance in securing the boy's recovery. A letter supporting Governor Harveys? remonstrance to President Grant, against the policy allowing the Sioux Native Americans to cross the Platt River for hunting purposes. A letter from the C. Delano, Secretary of the Interior, informs Governor Harvey, permission was given only to Spotted Tail, Sioux Tribal Leader, to hunt under escort, he advises the Governor to reconsider his threat to prevent or expel such Native Americans.


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