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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1863-1865 : Carney)

Date: 1863 - 1864

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor Thomas Carney, Correspondence Files, Letters and other items received, Box 1 Folder 12

Unit ID: 453568

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Title (Main title): County affairs

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor Thomas Carney (1863-1865). Letters and other items received.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: These letters, spanning 1863 to 1864, are from county officials to Kansas Governor Thomas Carney regarding various Kansas County affairs . County officials wrote, with signed petitions, about the appointment of either sheriff, probate judge, register of deeds, or surveyor for their county. Other officials wrote, with signed petitions, requesting protection against lawless men, the removal of federal troops, and decreased taxation. The Kansas Counties among the letters were Lyon, Douglas, Franklin, Bourbon, Miami, Doniphan, Davis, and Osage.


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    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Carney, Thomas Administration.