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In this letter, Kansas Governor St. John is asked by W.V. Johnston, on behalf of the Ford County Temperance Union, to visit his community and deliver a Prohibition Amendment speech, either in Spearville or neighboring Dodge City. Johnston emphasizes Prohibition is not a popular idea in Dodge City. Mr. Johnston is secretary of the Temperance Union.
Creator: Johnston, W. V.
Date: September 07, 1880
Item Number: 306122
Call Number: Governor's Office, St. John, Correspondence Received-Subject File, Box 19
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 306122
Collections - State Archives - Governor's Records - St. John, John P.
Date - 1880s - 1880
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 - Spearville
Places - Counties - Ford
Thematic Time Period - Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Government records - Correspondence
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters