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In this letter, W.J. Alexander expresses his gratitude and admiration for Kansas Governor St. John's oratory ability after hearing the governor has accepted an invitation to lecture at a temperance convention in Leavenworth. Alexander believes temperance should be a condition of eligibility for "positions of public trust."
Creator: Alexander, W. J.
Date: September 04, 1880
Item Number: 306879
Call Number: Governor's Office, St. John, Correspondence Received-Subject File, Box 20
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 306879
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 - Leavenworth
Places - Counties - Leavenworth
Thematic Time Period - Age of Reform, 1880 - 1917
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Government records - Correspondence
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Letters