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Territorial Era Records

Creator: Shawnee County. County Clerk

Date: 1857-1859

Level of Description: Series

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Unavailable

Unit ID: 196241

Space Required/Quantity: 0.02 cubic feet

Title (Main title): Territorial Era Records

Scope and Content

Scope and content: Folder J includes records of receipt, election announcements, and oath of office. Folder K includes a letter declining the sheriff's position, notice concerning sales of alcohol, a commission from Acting Governor Woodson for appointment as county commissioner (along with oath of office), and notice of citizens' meeting.

Specific Contents Identified:

Headings or descriptors assigned to subsections of the material, for example labels on a particular box or group of boxes.

  • Folders J and K

Index Terms

Subjects

    Kansas -- Shawnee County -- History -- 1854-1861
    Alcohol -- Law and legislation -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    County clerks -- Kansas -- Shawnee County -- Records and correspondence
    Elections -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Oaths -- Kansas -- Shawnee County
    Receipts (Acknowledgments) -- Kansas -- Shawnee County

Agency Classification:

    Local Government Agencies. Shawnee County. County Offices. County Clerk.

Notes

General Note: Territorial county seat was located in Tecumseh.