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Action of Other Cities on the 'Exodus' Question

Action of Other Cities on the 'Exodus' Question
Creator: Wyandotte Gazette
Date: April 25, 1879
This article includes information about Exoduster relief efforts in both Topeka and Lawrence. In Topeka, the Kansas Freedmen's Aid Association had appealed to other counties, asking them to form local aid societies to assist refugees in their respective areas. Lawrence citizens held a meeting in Fraser Hall to discuss the Exodus; the attendees recognized the legitimacy of the Exodus and were willing to provide aid and support for the emigrants.


Alexander Baldwin Mitchell

Alexander Baldwin Mitchell
Date: Between 1943 and 1947
This is a photograph of Alexander Baldwin Mitchell who served as Kansas Attorney General from January 11, 1943 to January 13, 1947.


Archibald Llewellyn Williams

Archibald Llewellyn Williams
Creator: Snyder, C. J.
Date: Between 1882 and 1885
This is a cabinet card showing Archibald Llewellyn Williams who served as Kansas Attorney General from January 9, 1871 to January 11, 1875.


Aretas Allen Godard

Aretas Allen Godard
Creator: Snyder, C. J.
Date: Between 1899 and 1903
This is a photograph of Aretas Allen Godard, a lawyer from Clay Center, Kansas. He served as Kansas Attorney General from January 9, 1899 to January 12, 1903.


Asa Maxson Fitz Randolph

Asa Maxson Fitz Randolph
Creator: Knight, J. Lee
Date: 1875
This is a carte de visite showing Asa Maxson Fitz Randolph who served as Kansas Attorney General from January 11, 1875 to January 8, 1877.


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.


Attorney General

Attorney General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1877-1879: Anthony)
Date: 1877 - 1878
The documents in this file pertain to matters of the office of the Attorney General in the State of Kansas. A letter on April 14, 1877, from William R. Davis, Attorney General, gives his opinion concerning the liability and course being taken with the Republican River Bridge Company. A telegraph on March 4, 1878, informs Kansas Governor Anthony that Bancroft has been arrested. A telegram on September 6, 1878, from Willard Davis, states the trial of Bancroft has started. A letter on September 8, 1878, from William Davis advises Governor Anthony, in case of a vacancy in the office of state senator, he should issue a written command of election to the staff of county in which the vacancy exists. A letter on September 4, 1878, from H. B. Johnson, asks if the Governor wishes him to continue to assist with the case of State versus Taylor et al. through final judgment.


Attorney General

Attorney General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885
These letters, spanning 1885, are from the Attorney General, S. B. Bradford, to Kansas Governor John Martin. The topics of the letters include declaring cities, elections, case against Iowa, revoking of commissioners, cases, arrests, bills, the State Architect, Kansas State Penitentiary, and the Notary Public.


Attorney General

Attorney General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters, memorandums, and proclamations are from the Attorney General's office to Governor G. W. Glick. The subjects of many of these correspondence is O. C. Muncie, Joseph Lucas, W. H. Amsbaugh, and Clarence A. Seward. Joseph Lucas was appointed an agent of the state in the delivery of O. C. Muncie, who was charged with grand larceny. W. H. Amsbaugh is another subject who is noted as a fugitive with a case against him. Clarence A. Seward is another appointed agent for the prosecution of a couple railway companies. The rest of the correspondence are on other issues related to the Attorney General's office for which Kansas Governor G. W. Glick wanted information.


Attorney General

Attorney General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1873 - 1875
A letter on September 9, 1874, from Kansas Governor Osborn, encloses papers to A. L. Williams, Attorney General, that were presented to him in the case of securing a judge for the 6th Judicial District. A letter on November 24, 1875, from James McDermott shares facts regarding the Justice of Peace election for J. D. Manner and P. B. Smith. A separate letter on December 13, 1875, from James McDermott, states he has applied to the County Clerk for a certificate of vacancy of the Justice of Peace.


Attorney General

Attorney General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1887
These letters, spanning 1887, are from the Attorney General, S. B. Bradford, to Kansas Governor John Martin. The topics of the letters include laws, declaring new cities and counties, warrants, land, census, probate judge, and elections. There are also official signed petitions.


Attorney General

Attorney General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1888
These letters, spanning 1888, are from the Attorney General, S. B. Bradford, to Kansas Governor John Martin. The topics of the letters include warrants, sheriff, requisitions, pardons, and various cases. There are also official signed documents.


Attorney General

Attorney General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes correspondence relating to the Attorney General. Topics included, but not limited to, in the correspondence is legislature expenditures, liquor laws, and absentee voting information. This is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


Attorney General Bob Stephan, he's still the one

Attorney General Bob Stephan, he's still the one
Date: 1986
A 1986 campaign brochure that promotes the re-election of Kansas Attorney General Bob Stephan. The brochure features images of Stephan as the Republican candidate for Attornery General with brief statements about the legal and social issues he advocated for during his first and second term. Stephan went on to defeat Democratic challenger Dennis Moore in the November general election.


Attorney General's Office

Attorney General's Office
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)
Date: 1867
These letters, spanning 1867, are from George H. Hoyt, Attorney General, and other individuals regarding the Attorney General office's general affairs to Kansas Governor Samuel Crawford. They wrote about passed resolutions, applications for patents, and the illegality of an election. Specifically, Reuben Middleton and J. F. Broadhead's applications were discussed.


Benjamin Franklin Simpson

Benjamin Franklin Simpson
Date: Between 1887 and 1893
This is a photograph of Benjamin Franklin Simpson who served as Kansas Attorney General from December 6, 1859 to February to July 1861 when he resigned the position to enlist in the army. Simpson served as captain of Co. C, 15th Kansas Cavalry, throughout the Civil War and was promoted to major on June 7, 1865. He was active in the Republican Party and elected to several terms in the state legislature (both the house and the senate), serving as speaker of the house for the 1871 session. He was appointed United States marshal for the District of Kansas in 1878 and served until 1886. Later, he was appointed supreme court commissioner and served from March 5, 1887, to March 1, 1893. He died in Paola on August 10, 1916.


Breweries versus C.W. Trickett, Assistant Attorney General

Breweries versus C.W. Trickett, Assistant Attorney General
Date: 1908
An account of how the brewers and saloon keepers caused the arrest of Assistant Attorney General C.W. Trickett, charging him with having "received a fee before it was due," and the subsequent clearing of these charges after an investigation was conducted by the Attorney General of Kansas.


Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka: The case of the century

Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka: The case of the century
Creator: Kansas Bar Association
Date: 2004
Produced by the Kansas Bar Association, this 70-minute video features a reenactment of the 1952 and 1953 oral arguments presented to the United States Supreme Court in the landmark school segregation case Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka.


Charles Benjamin Griffith

Charles Benjamin Griffith
Date: Between 1923 and 1927
This is a photograph showing Charles Benjamin Griffith who served as Kansas Attorney General from January 8, 1923 to January 10, 1927.


Charles Chadwick

Charles Chadwick
Creator: Mettner's Studio, Lawrence, Kansas
Date: 1861
This is a cabinet card photograph of Charles Chadwick, who was Kansas Attorney General from July 30, 1861 to December, 1861. Chadwick was born in Tompkins County, New York on March 8, 1820. He was an attorney in New York before moving to Quindaro, Kansas Territory, in 1857. When Attorney General Benjamin Franklin Simpson resigned to enlist in the Army in July of 1861, Governor Robinson appointed Chadwick as the second Attorney General for the State of Kansas. He started a law practice in Lawrence, Kansas, in 1863. He served as Paymaster General, with the rank of Major, during the administration of Governor Thomas Carney. In 1865, he was elected Justice of the Peace for the city of Lawrence, and was elected Police Judge in 1881. He died in Lawrence in 1900.


Chiles Crittendon Coleman

Chiles Crittendon Coleman
Date: Between 1903 and 1907
This is a photograph of Chiles Crittendon Coleman, Kansas Attorney General from January 12, 1903 to January 14, 1907. Chiles was a Republican from Clay Center, Kansas.


Clarence Victor Beck

Clarence Victor Beck
Date: Between 1935 and 1939
This is a photograph of Clarence Victor Beck who was Kansas Attorney General from January14, 1935 to January 9, 1939. Clarence was a Republican from Emporia, Kansas.


Counties : Lyon

Counties : Lyon
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1883
A letter form Jacob Stoler from Lyon County, Kansas informs Kansas Governor St. John that he is aware that an application will be made to order the Attorney General to prosecute certain individuals in Emporia, Kansas. He asks that no steps be taken until the County Attorney of Lyon County is informed about the matter.


Criminal Matters : Rewards

Criminal Matters : Rewards
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from individuals, sheriff offices, and attorney offices about criminal matters to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. There are letters concerned with offering a reward, receiving the reward, and information on the reward. Various criminals and their cases are the subject of the rewards. J. W. Gaines is mentioned most frequently throughout this file.


Curt T. Schneider

Curt T. Schneider
Date: Between 1974 and 1978
This black and white photograph shows Curt Schneider. A lawyer from Coffeyville, Kansas, he began his political career as the assistant attorney general to Vern Miller. When Miller announced his candidacy, in 1974, for Kansas Governor, Schneider became the Democratic candidate for attorney general. His win in the November general election made Schneider only the third Democrat to be elected to the office since Kansas became a state. Schneider served only one term and was defeated in the 1978 general election by Republican candidate Bob Stephen. With the loss, Schneider closed out his political career and returned to private life.


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