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Kansas Adjutant General general correspondence

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Creator: Kansas. Adjutant General's Office

Date: 1878

Level of Description: File unit

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Kansas Adjutant General, General correspondence, 1878-1879, Folders 1-5

Unit ID: 227402

Summary: This correspondence was sent and received by the Kansas Adjutant General's Office. Hiram T. Benam served as Adjutant General from 1876-1878 and Peter S. Noble served from 1878-1883. It includes inquiries made from men "anxious for organization" hoping to enlist militias in the towns of Parsons, Independence, Iuka, Lawrence, and Hutchinson. The collection also includes bill of ladings from the Kansas Pacific Railway and Rock Island (Illinois) Arsenal. Frequent correspondence was exchanged with Willis Brown, cashier for the State Bank of Kansas in Seneca, Kansas, Scott Hopkins of the Kansas University Cadets, John T. Bradley, a lawyer from Council Grove and member of the Kansas Senate from 1876 to 1880, F.C. Merrill, a lumber dealer from Paola, and E.D. Rose, a hardware dealer from Holton.

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Title (Main title): Kansas Adjutant General general correspondence

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Portions of Collection Not Separately Described:

  1. General correspondence, January - April, 1878
  2. General correspondence, May - July, 1878
  3. General correspondence, August - September, 1878
  4. General correspondence, October, 1878
  5. General correspondence, November - December, 1878


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    Kansas State Agencies. Adjutant General's Department. Adjutant General's Office.