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Kansas Adjutant General U.S. War Department correspondence

Kansas Adjutant General U.S. War Department correspondence
Date: July 1904 - December 1906
Correspondence sent and received by the Kansas Adjutant General's Office and the U.S. War Department between July 1904 - December 1906. Letters were also sent to Governor Willis J. Bailey and Governor Edward W. Hoch. Kansas Adjutant Generals during this period were Samuel H. Kelsey and James W.F. Hughes. Correspondents include Brigadier General William Crozier at the Office of the Chief of Ordnance, Quartermaster General Charles F. Humphrey, and James W. Cheney, librarian of the War Department. Frequent record-keeping information is solicited on behalf of the Secretary of War, the Office of the Commissary General, and the Surgeon General's Office. Topics discussed include general orders, army appropriation bills, payment of expenses, and annual reports.


Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence

Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence
Creator: Kansas. Adjutant General's Office
Date: 1896
Correspondence to and from Adjutant General Simeon M. Fox, who communicated with Sergeant Frank Holz, Captain R.A. McPherson, Colonel P.M. Hoisington, Captain Charles L. Martin, Captain W.B. Crammer, Captain John E. Houston, Brigadier General George H. Barker, and Adjutant Generals from other states and members of the United States Department of War. Topics discussed include the training and equipping of regiments, monthly reporting of expenditures, and records of enlistment requested by pension attorneys on behalf of their clients.


Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence

Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence
Creator: Kansas. Adjutant General's Office
Date: 1899
Correspondence to and from the Adjutant General's Office in Topeka, Kansas. Included are several requests for military records of service, especially relating to the Spanish-American War, and several bills for a variety of services, including repairs following a fire in an armory, enlisting and examining soldiers, meals, and lodging.


Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence

Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence
Creator: Kansas. Adjutant General's Office
Date: 1900
Correspondence sent to and from Simeon M. Fox, Kansas Adjutant General, relating to the Kansas National Guard. Fox exchanged frequent correspondence with Governor William E. Stanley, Perry M. Hoisington, Colonel of the Second Regiment, and Wilder Stevens Metcalf, Colonel of the First Regiment. Also included is correspondence with various representatives in Washington, D.C. concerning legislation to raise the annual militia appropriation (H.R. 7936).


Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence

Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence
Creator: Kansas. Adjutant General's Office
Date: 1903
Correspondence sent and received by the Adjutant General's Office. Samuel H. Kelsey succeeded Simeon M. Fox as Kansas Adjutant General in February 1903. Correspondents include pension attorneys, representatives from the Interstate National Guard Association, Colonel Perry M. Hoisington, Lieutenant Murray R. Foults, Major W.W. Minick, Attorney General C.C. Coleman, Colonel Samuel F. Woolard, and Wilder S. Metcalf.


Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence

Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence
Creator: Kansas. Adjutant General's Office
Date: 1904
Correspondence sent and received by Kansas Adjutant General Samuel H. Kelsey. Correspondents include Major Frank W. Butler, Captain Frank G. Babcock, Perry M. Hoisington, Captain Albert J. Jones, Captain J.F. Lawson, Captain Thomas A. Mayhew, Major E.W. Wellington, Captain Wilton D. Snodgrass, General Wilder S. Metcalf, and Brigadier General Henry Blanchard Freeman. Adjutant General Kelsey requested information relating to appropriation from other state militia and received responses from Nebraska, Iowa, Wisconsin, North Carolina, Virginia, New York, Connecticut, Ohio, Maryland, New Jersey, Tennessee, and Illinois. Also included in this correspondence are several bills and receipts for services from Ottawa Gas and Heating Company, Franklin County Hardware Company, Topeka Transfer and Storage Company, and the Missouri Pacific Railway Company, among others.


Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence

Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence
Creator: Kansas. Adjutant General's Office
Date: 1905
Correspondence sent and received by Adjutant General Samuel H. Kelsey (1903-1905). Included are several requisitions for ordnance and clothing.


Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence

Kansas Adjutant General miscellaneous correspondence
Creator: Kansas. Adjutant General's Office
Date: 1901
Correspondence sent and received by Kansas Adjutant General Simeon M. Fox. Topics include the discharge, enlistment, and resignations of national guard members. Includes a sketch of events of the Battle of Marilao River. Frequent correspondence was exchanged with George B. Donavin & Company regarding the supply of military goods from Columbus, Ohio, and Captain Andrew Hudson of Company M, First Regiment from Fredonia, Kansas.


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