A letter from temperance worker W.W. Perkins of Winfield, requesting from Kansas Governor St. John very specific statistics regarding the use and consequences of liquor. As he states, "The surest way to capture the head is frequently via the pocket."
Creator: Perkins, W. W.
Date: May 29, 1880
Item Number: 228582
Call Number: Governor's Office, St. John, Correspondence Received-Subject File, Box 19
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 228582
Collections - State Archives - Governor's Records - St. John, John P.
Date - 1880s - 1880
Government and Politics - Crime and Punishment - Vice - Alcohol use
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Prohibition and temperance
Government and Politics - State Government - Governors - St. John, John Pierce
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Correspondence
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Letter
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Record, Government
People - Notable Kansans - St. John, John Pierce, 1833-1916
Places - Cities and towns - Winfield
Places - Counties - Cowley
Thematic Time Period - Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Government records - Correspondence
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters