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William Watson to Dora (Susanna) Salter

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Creator: Watson, William H.

Date: April 6, 1887

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Misc. Salter, Susanna Madora

Unit ID: 211215

Summary: This brief note, written by William Watson, mayor of Argonia, Sumner County, informed Susanna Salter that she was elected to serve as mayor in the election held two days earlier. Salter was the first elected female mayor in the United States. This is a photographic copy of the original, which was loaned to the Historical Society by Monroe Billington, author of "Susanna Madora Salter, first woman mayor," Kansas Historical Quarterly, autumn 1954, pages 173-183.

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Title (Main title): William Watson to Dora (Susanna) Salter

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