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A letter from prominent 19th century lecturer and suffragist, Matilda Fletcher, to Kansas Governor St. John, describing her considerable speaking experience and credentials, and expressing her interest in presenting a speech in Kansas entitled "The Genius of Liberty". The letterhead is for the Palmer House in Chicago, Illinois, and has information about rates, etc.
Creator: Fletcher, Matilda
Date: September 08, 1880
Item Number: 306296
Call Number: Governor's Office, St. John, Correspondence Received-Subject File, Box 20
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 306296
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
People - Women
Places - Other States - Illinois - Chicago
Thematic Time Period - Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Government records - Correspondence
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters