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Alphabetical correspondence, F-G

Alphabetical correspondence, F-G
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from Kansas citizens to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. There are also letters from Glick to different recipients. The correspondents discussed various topics including requests for aid and appearances, government officials, coal, laws and policies, campaigning, and complaints. Due to the large amount of correspondence Kansas Governor G. W. Glick received from the public, the letters are divided and listed in alphabetical order.


Alphabetical correspondence, L-N

Alphabetical correspondence, L-N
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from Kansas citizens to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The correspondents discussed various topics including newspaper/publication articles (i.e.- The Independent; Enterprise), government officials, congress, legislature, coal, farming, land, laws and policies, and requests for visits. There are also a few letters concerning the insane asylum. Due to the large amount of correspondence Kansas Governor G. W. Glick received from the public, the letters are divided and listed in alphabetical order.


Cities & Towns : Wakefield

Cities & Towns : Wakefield
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879
A letter from Maurice Dunsford of Wakefield, Kansas writes to ask Kansas Governor St. John to veto the bill to vacate the Market Square in Wakefield, he informs the governor if the act goes through it will depreciate the value of their lands. The following document is a petition from the residents of Wakefield to Governor St. John to veto the act to vacate certain lots and the Market Square.


Claims, Price Raid

Claims, Price Raid
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1869 - 1872
The following documents are related to claims made concerning the Price Raid. A telegraph on December 7, 1870, from Sidney Clarke, requests the Governor to come or send someone to Washington, D.C. immediately to aid in the passage of the Price Raid bill. A letter from W. Banks informs Kansas Governor Harvey he has some Price Raid scrip certificates and asks if they will be paid by winter. A separate letter from x inquires whether the gratuity of the Price Raid scrip will be paid under the recent legislation of Kansas. A message from James A. Hardie states that the Commissioners plan to meet in Topeka to audit the growing claims of the Price Raid.


Comprehensive Transportation Program, House Bill No. 2017, signed by Governor William Graves

Comprehensive Transportation Program, House Bill No. 2017, signed by Governor William Graves
Date: May 10, 1999
This is Comprehensive Transportation Program, House Bill No. 2071 signed by Governor William Graves. Graves signed the historic 10-year, $13-billion comprehensive transportation program into law improving highways,railroad infrastructure, airports, and public transit service in Kansas. The framed copy includes a note to E. Dean Carlson and the ceremonial pen. Carlson led the Kansas Department of Transportation for all eight years of the Graves administration.


County affairs : Dickinson County

County affairs : Dickinson County
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1869
An affidavit forwarded on February 13, 1869, from Will H. Lamb notifies Kansas Governor Harvey that he has filed and sent to Senator J. H. Prescott a remonstrance against detaching Dickinson County from Saline for judicial purposes. In Lamb's letter, he asks Senator Prescott to veto the bill.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, agricultural drainage legislation

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, agricultural drainage legislation
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to flood control and agricultural drainage. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Educational Legislation

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Educational Legislation
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to educational legislation. Topics included in the correspondence but not limited to is higher education administration corruption, required length of school from primary to high school, and school fundraisers. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Kansas State Legislation

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Kansas State Legislation
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the Kansas State Legislation. Topics included but not limited to in the file is state legislation appointments, taxation and disability pension. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Legislative Bills

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Legislative Bills
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to legislative bills. Bills and correspondence included in the file but is not limited to is the Industrial Commission, probate judges and debt collection. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Kansas Territory versus Israel Bash for contempt

Kansas Territory versus Israel Bash for contempt
Date: April 26, 1860
This is a bill for the Kansas Territory listing fees generated by the U. S. District Court for the Kansas Territory's case against Israel Bash for contempt. It was issued on April 26, 1860 in Jackson County, Kansas Territory and signed by Justice Rush Elmore and prosecuting attorney R. C. Callahan. The fees include clerk and sheriff costs and begin with Bash's charge of contempt in September of 1858 and end in 1860.


Legislation

Legislation
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883
These letters are from individuals across Kansas regarding legislation to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The legislation topics covered include a proposed herd law, appointing legislature, changing terms of 16th judicial court bill (House Bill 94), State Board of Health bill, Hackney Medical Bill, tax bills, and railroad legislation.


Legislature

Legislature
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1877-1879: Anthony)
Date: 1877 - 1878
A letter on January 19, 1877, from H. Brandley, Secretary of Senate, informs that the Kansas Senate has confirmed the appointments of J. R. Hallowell as Regent of Agricultural College and J. J. Wright as Regent of Normal School. A letter on January 23, 1877, from H. Brandley, informs the Kansas Senate has appointed specific individuals as Trustees of the Charitable Institutions. A letter on February 20, 1877, from H. Brandley, writes about a resolution adopted by the Kansas Senate. A letter from H. Brandley asks Governor Anthony to return House Bill no. 224 to the Senate House for further consideration. A letter on September 10, 1878, from B. F. Simpson, states on April 8, he accepted the appointment as U. S. Marshall and vacated his seat as State Senator.


Legislature

Legislature
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from the Senate Chamber to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. Many of the letters confirm the appointment of officials. There are also confirmations of the actions of the Senate in terms of nominations of regents, addressing the legislation, House bills, and resignations.


Livestock Matters

Livestock Matters
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from various individuals across Kansas regarding livestock matters to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The topics of the letters include disease, medicine shipments, quarantining of livestock, requesting vets, moving livestock from state to state, legislation, and meetings of cattle-men. The livestock industry in Kansas has long been one of the important aspects of the state's agricultural economy. Cattle drives, packinghouses, and large ranches were a significant part of farming. However, mixed farming (grain-livestock) has always been the predominant form of agriculture in the state. Cows, chickens, hogs, and, of course, horses and mules have their own special place in the history of the family farm.


Livestock Matters

Livestock Matters
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from various individuals across Kansas regarding livestock matters to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The topics of the letters include requesting information on cattle, diseases in and vaccinations for animals, legislation, taxing livestock, and requesting vets to examine livestock. Kansas ranked third in the nation in cattle population by 1890, a position it held for several decades. Although this phase of the industry has been given a great deal of attention, raising and caring for various kinds of animals has long been a vital part of the general farm industry.


Manhattan Town Association records

Manhattan Town Association records
Date: 1855-1891
Documents relating to the Manhattan Town Association found in the Isaac T. Goodnow collection. These documents include the first known tax bill in Manhattan, Kansas, as well as numerous stock certificates and land contracts.


Penitentiary, Kansas State

Penitentiary, Kansas State
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1877-1879: Anthony)
Date: 1877 - 1878
The documents in this file pertain to topics related to the Kansas State Penitentiary. This description does not cover all the documents in this file. A letter on January 12, 1877, from Warden, Harry Hopkins states he has written a bill after carefully reading Governor Anthony's message. In the letter, H. Hopkins asks if the requirements of the bill meet Governor Anthony's views. A letter on April 13, 1877, from Hopkins, returns the Citizen Papers of W. J. Burns, convict of Chase County, and states his sentence does not expire until next December. A letter on July 13, 1877m from Hopkins, encloses communication in the case of John W. Bagby in which he gives his thanks to Governor Anthony and expresses he will endeavor to lead a correct life in the future. Additional correspondence discusses discharges of convicts, communications of sentences, meetings, as well as other related topics.


Prohibition matters

Prohibition matters
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1884
These letters are from various individuals across Kansas regarding prohibition to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The topics of the letters include requests of prohibition documents, opinions on temperance, various individuals involved in prohibition, cases (i.e.- Hulsa Whiskey case), laws, violations, and requests for pardons. The Kansas Legislature passed a law that made manufacturing alcohol a misdemeanor, which took effect May 1, 1881. The Senate Saloon was only one of 43 "joints" still operating in the state's capital city in 1883.


Railroad Commissioners

Railroad Commissioners
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from the office of the Board of Railroad Commissioners to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The letters cover various topics including requests/endorsements for appointments onto the board with signed petitions, meetings, and laws. The Board of Railroad Commissioners was created in 1883 and consisted of three members appointed by the Executive Council. While serving three-year terms, the commissioners settled claims arising under the law regulating railways. The board was abolished on January 11, 1899 and its duties were transferred to the Court of Visitation.


Secretary of State, Kansas

Secretary of State, Kansas
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from the Kansas Secretary of State, James Smith, to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. Many of the letters are statements of expenditures of the Board of State House Commissioners. Other letters are concerned with meetings and receipts for enrolled senate bills.


Woman Suffrage

Woman Suffrage
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters, spanning 1886 to 1888, are from Kansas women regarding woman suffrage to Kansas Governor John Martin. Some women wrote against woman suffrage, while a majority wrote for it. The women against it wrote thanking the governor. The women for it wrote discussing why, legislation, campaigns, and petitions. They also wrote thanking the governor for his approval of a woman suffrage bill.


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