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John James Ingalls to Elias T. Ingalls

Ingalls, John James, 1833-1900

On the first day of the Wyandotte Constitutional Convention, Ingalls wrote from Wyandotte, Kansas, with observation on the city and the nature of the convention, which he considered "not a very superior one." Nevertheless, the Republicans had a big majority, and Ingalls was "on some of the most important committees in the convention and shall be obliged to do some hard work."

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Edward Ferdinand Arn

Kansas Division of Economic Development

This is a black and white photograph of Edward Ferdinand Arn (1906-1998). A lawyer and World War II veteran, Arn began his career in politics when he was elected Attorney General of Kansas from 1947 to 1949. The following year he was appointed justice of the Kansas State Supreme Court from 1949 to 1950. In November of 1950, Arn was elected the thirty-second Governor of Kansas and served two terms from 1951to 1955. During his administration several government agencies were established including the Kansas Turnpike Authority, the State Grain Commission, and the Kansas Veteran's Commission.

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Cyrus Kurtz Holliday to Mary Dillon Holliday

Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900

Cyrus K. Holliday wrote from Topeka, Kansas Territory to his wife, Mary Holliday, who had returned to Meadville, Pennsylvania to give birth to their second child, Charles. Cyrus had been joined in Kansas Territory by his mother and two brothers, James T. and George K. Holliday. Cyrus sadly told of his mother's death at George's home in Wakarusa, Kansas Territory. He suggested that Mary wait to return to Topeka until May 1st, when Alfred Huidekoper of Meadville would issue him a loan. Cyrus also mentioned his political aspirations and two upcoming elections, the first at the Osawatomie Republican Convention, the second for delegates to the Wyandotte Constitutional Convention.

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