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Appointments

Appointments
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1875, 1876
The documents in this file pertain to appointments in the State of Kansas. A letter on June 8, 1875, requests Joseph S. Bidcan as the Justice of the Peace for Woodson County, Kansas. A petition from citizens of Larned, Pawnee County, Kansas, recommends J. C. Tousley as Justice of the Peace for their township. Additional letters are from individuals accepting the position designated to them by Kansas Governor Osborn.


Appointments  Justices of the peace

Appointments Justices of the peace
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1863-1865 : Carney)
Date: 1863 - 1864
This folder on Appointments Justice of the peace comes from the Correspondence series of the Governor Thomas Carney Papers. Thomas Carney was Kansas' second state Governor, serving from 1863 to 1865. He was born near Tipton, Delaware County, Ohio in 1824 and came to Kansas in search of better health care and new business opportunities. Thomas Carney and his business partner Thomas C. Stevens were the first to open a wholesale house in Leavenworth, Kansas. This record includes two written bonds and oaths of office for the appointments of Justice of Peace of Marysville, Marshall County in April of 1863, for John Laclure and William Hess. A letter from S. M. Strickler of Junction City relating to the organization of Clay county on April 7, 1863. The letter discusses Clay county's attempt at an election and requests that D. H. Myers and D. W. Shepperd be appointed as Justices of Peace. The following letters also pertain to filling the appointments of Justice of the peace for the following counties: Brown, Douglas, Nemaha, Shawnee, Riley, Johnson, Bourbon, Coffey, Atchison, Davis, Ottawa, Franklin, Jackson, Allen, and Leavenworth between 1863 to 1864. This is important because Justice of the peace are appointed or elected by citizens of the area in which they serve in and at the time it was not required for them to have any formal legal education to qualify.


Attorney General

Attorney General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1886
These letters, spanning 1886, are from the Attorney General, S. B. Bradford, to Kansas Governor John Martin. The topics of the letters include counties on the Board of County Commissioners, rewards for the capture of criminals, prohibition cases, declaring new cities and counties, Justice of the Peace, and various cases including Supreme Court cases. There are also official signed documents.


Cities and towns

Cities and towns
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1877-1879: Anthony)
Date: 1877 - 1878
The letters in this file relate to various matters concerning cities and towns in the State of Kansas. A letter on August 7, 1877, from C. M. Kellogg, advises that the Justice of Peace of Clay Center resigned without letting anyone know until the county Attorney attempted to file a case. A letter on April 2, 1878, from W. B. Townsend in relation to the endorsement of J. W. Niles of Graham County. A letter on March 11, 1878, from John H. Edwards, introduces S. P. Ronnther of a Colony located in Graham County and states he will be in Topeka to request aid for his colony. A telegraph on August 22, 1877, informs Kansas Governor Anthony the public peace and citizens of Galena are in danger by a mob and requests help to maintain the order.


Counties : Butler

Counties : Butler
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1881
This folder on Counties, Butler comes from the Correspondence series of the Governor St. John Papers. The letters in this file are centered around the position of Justice of the Peace for Butler County. There is a letter of resignation for said position, as well as an application from a separate individual requesting the appointment.


County affairs: Greenwood

County affairs: Greenwood
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)
Date: 1865
This letter, dated August 1, 1865, is from a Greenwood County Kansas official regarding the county's affairs to Kansas Governor Samuel Crawford. The letter lists the recommended individuals for sheriff and Justices of the Peace. Greenwood County was one of the original 33 counties organized by the Territorial Legislature in 1855, but because of an oversight and reorganization of county lines, Greenwood County was not officially organized until March 14, 1862.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Justice of the Peace

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Justice of the Peace
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the appointment of the Justice of the Peace for Richmond Township in Franklin County, Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Justice of the Peace

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Justice of the Peace
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the appoint of Forrest B. Dykes as Justice of the Peace for Copeland Township in Gray County, Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Justice of the Peace

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Justice of the Peace
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the appointment of J.E. Saunders as Justice of the Peace for Richfield Township in Norton County, Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Justice of the Peace

Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence, Justice of the Peace
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1929-1931 : Reed)
Date: 1929-1931
This file includes subject correspondence relating to the Justice of the Peace for Quindaro Township in Wyandotte County, Kansas. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Clyde M. Reed correspondence.


Ineligible Welfare Recipient

Ineligible Welfare Recipient
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes correspondence relating to the removal of the Justice of the Peace for Washington, Kansas. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Justice of the Peace, Marshall County

Justice of the Peace, Marshall County
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters, spanning 1884 to 1887, are from state and Kansas county officials as well as individuals regarding the Justices of the Peace for Marshall County Kansas to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters discuss the resignation of predecessors as well as recommendations and signed official petitions for the appointments of Justices of the Peace. Those appointed were S. B. Berry, Thomas Breckenridge, A. M. Goldsberry, and Joseph Shumate.


Justice of the Peace, McPherson County

Justice of the Peace, McPherson County
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters, spanning 1885 to 1887, are from state and Kansas county officials as well as individuals regarding the Justices of the Peace for McPherson County Kansas to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters discuss the resignation of predecessors as well as recommendations and signed official petitions for the appointments of Justices of the Peace. Those appointed were M. De Motte, John A. Hill, James A. Morden, C. D. Riddell, J. A. Seity, and Allen Wilbur.


Justice of the Peace, Nemaha County

Justice of the Peace, Nemaha County
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters, spanning 1885 to 1887, are from state and Kansas county officials as well as individuals regarding the Justices of the Peace for Nemaha County Kansas to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters discuss the resignation of predecessors as well as recommendations and signed official petitions for the appointments of Justices of the Peace. Those appointed were Frank Russell, J. O. Barnard, J. F. Ruhlen, Peter Shronty, and G. J. Fagan.


Justice of the Peace, Reno County

Justice of the Peace, Reno County
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters, spanning 1884 to 1887, are from state and Kansas county officials as well as individuals regarding the Justices of the Peace for Reno County Kansas to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters discuss the resignation of predecessors as well as recommendations and signed official petitions for the appointments of Justices of the Peace. Those appointed were Elijah Vepels, P. A. Ward, George W. Haviland, A. J. Riddle, Richard S. Smedley, John Eddy, P. Smith, William Jones, Mathew H. Stevens, D. W. Hayen, and B. F. Woodsmall.


Justices of the peace

Justices of the peace
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)
Date: 1868
These letters, spanning 1868, are from county officials regarding the Justices of the Peace to Kansas Governor Samuel Crawford. The county officials wrote either to resign from, apply for, or recommend individuals, with signed petitions, the Justice of the Peace position.


Justices of the peace

Justices of the peace
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1877-1879: Anthony)
Date: 1878
The following documents pertain to matters related to Justices of the Peace in the State of Kansas. This description does not cover all the documents in this file. A letter on January 2, 1878, from W. E. Cox acknowledges his appointment as Justice of the Peace of Wellington township, Sumner County. A report from a meeting held by the Board of County Commissioners held on January 8, 1878, states a petition signed by T. Caldwell and ninety-two voters in Neosho township was presented to the Board for the establishment of an additional Justice of the Peace. A letter on February 28, 1878, from T. N. Watts, encloses a letter of resignation of John A. Hankerman as Justice of the Peace of Farmer Township, Wabaunsee County, Kansas.


Justices of the peace

Justices of the peace
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1877-1879: Anthony)
Date: 1877
The following documents pertain to matters related to Justices of the Peace in the State of Kansas. This description does not cover all the documents in this file. A letter on January 8, 1877, from George F. Bliss, notifies Governor Anthony there is a vacancy in the office of Justice of the Peace for Oskaloosa township. In the letter, Bliss states that Oskaloosa is a Republican township and will not back a Democrat. A letter of resignation on February 13, 1877, from N. A. Perrill as Justice of the Peace in and for Arvonia Township, Osage County, Kansas, and recommends W. O. Davies to fill the position. A petition on May 8, 1877, from citizens of Lowell township concerning an appointment for Justice of the Peace. A letter on July 19, 1877, from the Cherokee County Clerk, transmits a certificate acknowledging the vacancy in the office of Justice of the Peace of Cherokee township.


Justices of the peace

Justices of the peace
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)
Date: 1865 - 1867
These letters, spanning 1865 to 1867, are from county officials regarding the Justices of the Peace to Kansas Governor Samuel Crawford. The county officials wrote, some with signed petitions, recommending individuals for the appointment to Justice of the Peace.


Justices of the Peace

Justices of the Peace
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from or about the Justices of the Peace to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The letters include resignations and endorsements for appointment with signed petitions of many individuals. There are Justices of the Peace in various county courts.


Justices of the Peace

Justices of the Peace
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes correspondence and applications relating to the Justice of the Peace. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Justices of the peace : Allen, Anderson counties

Justices of the peace : Allen, Anderson counties
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1869 - 1872
A letter on October 4, 1869, from W. H. Emmert, tenders his resignation to attend to personal business matters. A letter from Emmerts' brother recommends Captain A. S. Coffin to fill the vacancy in the office of Justice of the Peace for Humboldt, Kansas. A petition, May 4, 1869, asking that Kansas Governor Harvey appoint William H. Emmert as Justice of the Peace of Allen County. A petition to have Milton Mills appointed as Justice of Peace of Anderson County.


Justices of the Peace, Allen County

Justices of the Peace, Allen County
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters, spanning 1885 to 1887, are from state and Kansas county officials as well as individuals regarding the Justices of the Peace for Allen County Kansas to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters discuss the resignation of predecessors as well as recommendations and signed official petitions for the appointments of Justices of the Peace. Those appointed were J. L. Fletcher, John Kenyon, William Darby, H. L. Smith, W. C. Alford, John A. Christy, L. B. Pearsons, and Frank Waggner.


Justices of the peace : Allen - Ford counties

Justices of the peace : Allen - Ford counties
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1873 - 1876
A petition on September 24, 1874, informs Kansas Governor Osborn there is a vacancy in the Office of Justice of the Peace in Deer Creek Township, Allen County, the petitioners request D. C. Adams for the position. A resignation letter from Adam Kile as Justice of Peace of Osage Township, Bourbon County, Kansas, dated October 11, 1873. A petition from residents of Augusta Township, Butler County, states there is a vacancy in the office of Justice of Peace and recommend W. A. Sherman to fill the vacancy. A letter on April 10, 1874, from H. M. Fraizer, informs the Governor that many citizens of Highland Township, Clay Center County, desire R. D. McLard as Justice of the Peace. The following documents in this file are correspondence and petitions concerning the appointment of Justice of the Peace for townships in various counties.


Justices of the Peace, Anderson County

Justices of the Peace, Anderson County
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters, spanning 1885 to 1887, are from state and Kansas county officials as well as individuals regarding the Justices of the Peace for Anderson County Kansas to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters discuss the resignation of predecessors as well as recommendations and signed official petitions for the appointments of Justices of the Peace. Those appointed were Wesley Spindler, J. R. Sutton, James Cubit, A. Dunean, J. W. Garrison, G. B. Lanning, C. C. Leech, and B. R. Porter.


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