The residents of Graham County are petitioning in a letter to Governor John P. St. John that he official by law recognize the area as a "bona fide" county. The petitioners go on to recommend that Abram T. Hall be appointed as census taker of the county in question. The letter provides a list of names of individuals who have resided in Graham County for more than six months and are notarized by E. P. McCabe as citizens.
Date: October 11, 1879
Item Number: 211976
Call Number: Governor's Records, St. John Correspondence Received, Box 8 Folder 4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211976
Collections - State Archives - Governor's Records - St. John, John P.
Community Life - Town development
Date - 1870s - 1879
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - St. John, John Pierce
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
People - Notable Kansans - McCabe, Edward P.
People - Notable Kansans - St. John, John Pierce, 1833-1916
Places - Counties - Graham
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters