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Albert Howell Horton

Albert Howell Horton
Date: Between January 01, 1870 and December 31, 1880
In 1874 Albert Howell Horton was elected to a term in the Kansas House of Representatives and in 1876 was elected to a term in the Kansas Senate. In 1876 he was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court.


Albert Howell Horton & wife

Albert Howell Horton & wife
Date: Between January 01, 1860 and December 31, 1880
In 1874, Albert Horton was elected to a term in the Kansas House of Representatives and in 1876 was elected to a term in the Kansas Senate. In 1876 he was appointed chief justice of the Supreme Court.


Appointments, Acknowledgements of

Appointments, Acknowledgements of
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters are from various individuals regarding their appointment to government offices to Kansas Governor John Martin. Most of these letters are about accepting positions appointed by Martin. These positions include board members for the Kansas State Agricultural College; State Dental Board; State Board of Health; State Normal School; State Reformatory; and Board of Pharmacy, a trustee for the State Board of Charities, commissioners, judges, military officials, and wardens. The State Board of Health, a special needs school, and a soldiers' orphan home were all departments born from the Martin administration. Additionally, the state militia became the Kansas National Guard, and a bureau of labor and industrial statistics was also created under Martin's administration.


Archibald Williams

Archibald Williams
Date: Between 1861 and 1863
A portrait of Archibald Williams who was born in Montgomery County, Kentucky. Williams read law to enter the bar in 1828, and he was in private practice in Quincy, Illinois, beginning in 1829. Williams was the United States Attorney for the District of Illinois from 1849 to 1853. On March 8, 1861, Williams was nominated by President Abraham Lincoln to a new seat on the United States District Court for the District of Kansas. He was confirmed by the United States Senate on March 12, 1861, and received his commission the same day. Williams served in that capacity until his death in 1863.


Certificate presented to Judge Richard Dean Rogers

Certificate presented to Judge Richard Dean Rogers
Creator: Shriners Hospitals For Children
Date: November 13, 2010
A certificate presented to Judge Richard Rogers for his contributions to the Shriners Hospitals For Children.


Counties,  Decatur - Harper

Counties, Decatur - Harper
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1877-1879: Anthony)
Date: 1877 - 1878
A letter on February 12, 1877, from J. L. Peck, regards the organization of Decatur County. A letter of resignation on August 15, 1877, from W. R. Kimmins as Probate Judge of Edward County and recommends S. T. Reed for consideration. A letter on June 1, 1878, from John G. McNeal, requests Governor Anthony to appoint a Public Notary to the County of Harper. A letter on April 17, 1878, from W. R. Kirkpatrick about the organization of Harper County and requests Governor Anthony to please send a written statement. Two petitions from citizens of Harper County to Kansas Governor Anthony to appoint specific individuals as officers of their county.


Counties : Edwards

Counties : Edwards
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1880
This file includes several letters to Kansas Governor St. John relating to the Office of Probate Judge of Edwards County. Many of the letters are from individuals either applying or recommending certain persons for the position of Probate Judge for Edwards County. Accompanying these letters, is a resignation letter from the current Probate Judge of Edwards County, in this letter he explains why he is resigning and recommends a successor to fill the position.


Counties : Ellsworth

Counties : Ellsworth
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1880
The letters in this file focus on the recent vacancy of Probate Judge for the City of Ellsworth, Kansas. A letter from the S. Atwood, Mayor of Ellsworth City informing Kansas Governor St. John of a vacancy in the office of Probate Judge for their county, in the letter he also recommends a certain individual for this appointment. A separate letter also discusses the recent death of Honorable V. B. Osborne Probate Judge of Ellsworth, Kansas and advises Governor St. John that he will likely be the recipient of many applications for said position. Several other letters are applications or recommendations for the said position, some of the letters include petitions with signatures.


Counties : Ford

Counties : Ford
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879
A letter from Geo. A. Kellogg of Dodge City, Kansas, writing to Kansas Governor St. John asking the governor to send them a judge that is upright and sober. Geo. A. Kellogg explains in his letter that their city is cursed with drunkenness and gambling and is need of a competent man.


Counties : Franklin

Counties : Franklin
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1880
The documents in this file talk about a possible resignation in the Office of Probate Judge for Franklin County. A letter from A. W. Benson of Ottawa, Kansas recommends to Kansas Governor St. John a fit person to fill the position should the position become vacant. Other letters are applications and recommendations for certain persons to be appointed Probate Judge. Accompanying these letters is a request to Governor St. John not to appoint a Probate Judge for Franklin County until after the County Convention.


Counties : Greenwood

Counties : Greenwood
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1883
The letters in this file pertain to the vacancy in the office of Probate Judge for Greenwood County. The first letter is from a citizen of Kansas recommending to Kansas Governor St. John a person to fill said position. A separate letter from J. R. Phenis informs the Governor that he will likely be called upon to appoint a new Probate Judge for Greenwood County, as the current holder is suffering from a stroke, he also recommends himself for the appointment.


Counties : Nemaha

Counties : Nemaha
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1883
This file includes a letter informing Kansas Governor St. John of a vacancy in the Office of Probate Judge for the County of Nemaha, in the letter a recommendation is made for a certain person to fill said position. Another letter discusses the need to fill the position of Probate Judge and includes a petition from the citizens of the county asking for William Histed to be appointed the position of Probate Judge for Nemaha County, Kansas. Additional letters in this file inform the Governor of other vacancies and provide recommendations for certain individuals to fill those positions.


Counties, Russell and Smith

Counties, Russell and Smith
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1877-1879: Anthony)
Date: 1877 - 1878
A letter on November 1, 1878, from Will D. Jenkins, encloses a petition signed by county officials and voters of Smith County, to appoint W. H. Nelson as Probate Judge. A letter from E. Stevens, Smith County Clerk, certifies that John C. Harlan, Probate Judge, died on October 29, 1878. A letter on October 8, 1877, from J. J. A. Dixon states the Probate Judge of Russell County has resigned and recommends A. L. Vovrhis. A letter of resignation on October 9, 1877, from George Landis as Probate Judge of Russell County.


County affairs : Cherokee County

County affairs : Cherokee County
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1869 - 1872
A letter of resignation on November 16, 1869, from Amos Sanford for the Office of Probate Judge. A petition from supporters requesting Frank McDowell, a resident of Cherokee County, be assigned as Probate Judge. A petition to have C. M. Waterman selected as the Probate Judge of Cherokee County. The following documents are other petitions on behalf of certain people or from individuals recommending specific people for the appointment as Probate Judge.


County affairs: Cloud

County affairs: Cloud
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)
Date: 1868
This letter, dated September 10, 1868, is from A. A. Carnahan regarding Cloud County Kansas affairs to Kansas Governor Samuel Crawford. Carnahan wrote requesting the governor to appoint John S. Fowler as probate judge to fill a vacancy. Cloud County was organized in 1866.


County affairs: Crawford

County affairs: Crawford
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)
Date: 1868
These two letters, dated April 16, 1868 and July 30, 1868, are from Levi Hatch, probate judge, and D. W. Crouse, chair of the Crawford County Kansas Board of Commissioners, to Kansas Governor Samuel Crawford regarding the county's affairs. Hatch wrote resigning as probate judge due to health and recommending D. S. McIntosh as his successor. Crouse wrote requesting a copy of the appointment of a county seat and commissioner. Crawford County was organized in 1867.


County affairs: Dickinson

County affairs: Dickinson
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)
Date: 1868
This letter, dated May 4, 1868, is from M. Nicolay, probate judge, regarding Dickinson County Kansas affairs to Kansas Governor Samuel Crawford. Nicolay wrote resigning as probate judge and recommending Cyrus Kilgow as his successor. Also, Nicolay attached a signed petition for the appointment of Kilgow to fill the vacancy. Dickinson County was organized in 1857.


County affairs: Jackson

County affairs: Jackson
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)
Date: 1867-1868
These letters, spanning 1867 to 1868, are from county officials regarding Jackson County Kansas affairs to Kansas Governor Samuel Crawford. The officials wrote, with petitions, recommending either the appointment of J. H. Keller or C. J. Cowell as Probate Judge. Jackson County was one of the original 33 counties organized by the Territorial Legislature in 1855.


County affairs : Labette County

County affairs : Labette County
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1869 - 1870
A letter from John D. Coulter, County Clerk, informs Governor Harvey the Office of Probate Judge was declared vacant during a meeting of the County Commissioners and provides a list of reasons. A petition from various citizens of Labette County asks to have John D. Coulter assigned as the Probate Judge for their county.


County affairs : Lincoln County

County affairs : Lincoln County
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1872
A letter on February 26, 1872, from the County Clerk, declares a vacancy in the Office of Probate Judge in Lincoln County, Kansas. A petition from citizens of Lincoln County asks Kansas Governor Harvey to appoint Washington Smith as Probate Judge for their county.


County affairs : Lyon County

County affairs : Lyon County
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1869
A letter of resignation from W. K. Biggs tenders his position as Probate Judge of Lyon County and recommends Philip M. Foote. A letter from Philip M. Foote writes to Governor Harvey to apply for the appointment of Probate Judge. A petition from citizens of Lyon County asks that Foote be appointed to fill the vacancy of Probate Judge. Additional letters are from individuals recommending specific people to fill the vacancy in the Office of Probate Judge.


County affairs : Marion County

County affairs : Marion County
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1869
A letter of resignation from the current Probate Judge, A. J. Greenway. In the letter Greenway, asks the Governor to appoint C. O. Fuller.


County affairs : Osage County

County affairs : Osage County
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1872
A letter in February of 1872, from citizens of Burlingame, Kansas, recommends Henry A. Billings for the appointment as Probate Judge for Osage County.


County affairs : Republic County

County affairs : Republic County
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1870
A letter on September 14, 1870, from S. D. Houston and G. E. Beates of Junction City writes to Kansas Governor Harvey concerning the appointment of Probate Judge for Republic County. In the letter, they recommend J. C. Griffith for the position.


County Affairs, Rush County

County Affairs, Rush County
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters, spanning 1887 to 1888, are from the residents and offices of Rush County, Kansas regarding county affairs to Kansas Governor John Martin. A couple of letters discuss the Statue of Liberty and the appointment of probate judge. The rest of the letters discuss the county seat, particularly the location of it. Rush County was organized on December 5, 1874 and named for Alexander Rush, Captain of Company H, Second Colored Cavalry, killed at Jenkins Ferry, Arkansas, in April, 1864.


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