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

Date: 1869 - 1872

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor James Madison Harvey, Correspondence Files, Subject Files, Box 4 Folder 125

Unit ID: 453877

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Title (Main title): Railroads

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: A letter on July 19, 1872, from General Manager, T. J. Peters, requests the Governor furnish guns and ammunition to the railroad force to protect themselves against Native American violence. A letter on February 27, 1869, from James Miller to Kansas Governor Harvey, requests information concerning the passage of the bill regulating railroad fares. A letter from Kansas Governor Harvey to J. D. Cox, Secretary of the Interior, Washington D. C. In the letter, Governor Harvey forwards a map showing the completed line of route of the Union Pacific Railway Southern Branch, now known as the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas Railway. Many other documents in this file are not discussed but pertain to matters of the railroads in Kansas.


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