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Albert G. Patrick

Albert G. Patrick
Date: Between 1865 and 1869
This is an engraving of Albert G. Patrick, who came to Leavenworth, Kansas Territory, on February 12, 1856. He became involved in the free-state party. Patrick joined Captain Wright's Stranger Creek company and participated in the Hickory Point engagement on September 14, 1856. He was captured by United States troops and sent to Lecompton where he was held by Governor Geary under indictment for murder. He was later acquitted. In the summer of 1857, he was elected clerk of the Supreme Court and, in the fall of that year, was elected to the Council of the first Free-state Legislature, serving two years. Although a free-state man, he was elected to the Senate under the Lecompton constitution. In 1867 he was elected to the legislature from Marshall County. Patrick moved to Jefferson County in 1868 and, in 1869, he was elected clerk of the county, serving two years. He owned and published the Valley Falls New Era newspaper.


County commissioners and county clerk, Logan County, Kansas

County commissioners and county clerk, Logan County, Kansas
Date: Between 1960 and 1969
The Logan County, Kansas county commissioners and the county clerk at a meeting.


County officials on courthouse steps in Alma, Kansas

County officials on courthouse steps in Alma, Kansas
Date: Between 1890 and 1900
Photograph of county officials standing on the courthouse steps in Alma, Kansas. Herman J. Palenske, second from left in the front row, served as Wabaunsee County Sheriff from 1890-1894. Willis G. Weaver, clerk of the District Court of Wabaunsee County, Jerry B. Fields, treasurer of Wabaunsee County, and Theodore S. Spielman, probate judge of Wabaunsee County, are also present in the photograph.


Crawford County Clerk and Treasurere Salary Raise Opposed

Crawford County Clerk and Treasurere Salary Raise Opposed
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1915-1919: Capper)
Date: 1915
This file includes correspondence between James H. Cassin of Girard, Kansas, and Governor Capper's office. The purpose of the correspondence is to express the disapproval of passing a bill in the Legislature raising county clerks' salaries. This file is part of a bigger collection of Governor Arthur Capper correspondence.


George W. Espey to Governor John A. Martin

George W. Espey to Governor John A. Martin
Date: March 30, 1887
George W. Espey, an agent of the Palace Drug Store in Ashland, Kansas, writes to Governor John A. Martin in Topeka asking whether he must quit selling alcohol because the county clerk does not have the proper affidavit form for him to fill out to renew his license. Espey asks for a prompt reply because the county attorney has stopped him from doing business.


Interior view of the Greeley County Clerk's office

Interior view of the Greeley County Clerk's office
Date: 1908
An unidentified group of people pose around the stove in the Greeley County, Kansas, County Clerk's office.


Milton M. Powers to Cyrus Kurtz Holliday

Milton M. Powers to Cyrus Kurtz Holliday
Date: June 7, 1856
Milton M. Powers, Deputy Clerk of Court in Columbus, Ohio wrote to Cyrus K. Holliday, Free State leader and founder of Topeka, Kansas Territory. Powers had read of Holliday's activities in northern newspapers. A presentation of the Wrongs of Kansas, emphasizing Andrew H. Reeder and Samuel N. Wood's experiences, had emotionally motivated Powers to write and assure Holliday of his support. Once a Jeffersonian Democrat, but convicted that the party had abandoned its principles, Powers had become a Republican. He stated that the entire nation was attuned to events in Kansas Territory, and he believed that these events would have intense impact on the nation's future.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1900-1945
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1900-1945
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas. In the Sherman County Courthouse photograph, pictured left to right are: Fred Dawson, County Commissioner, A.D. Rummel, County Clerk, J.B. Ruberson, County Commission, and J.W. Germann, County Commissioner.


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1900-1945
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas. The photograph showing the County Clerk's office, pictured left to right are: Mrs. C.W. Jupe, Lizzie Mae Jupe Farrell, A. Zuspann (County Commissioner), Ray Stanley (County Commissioner), Herold Daise (County Commissioner), Hal Everett (County Engineer), and Jaggard (County Attorney).


Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas

Scenes of Sherman County, Kansas
Date: 1900-1930
Multiple scenes of Sherman County, Kansas.


William Lincoln Sayers

William Lincoln Sayers
Date: Between 1900 and 1914
This photograph shows William Lincoln Sayers, (1872-1956), attorney from Graham county Kansas. He migrated to Graham county between 1887 and 1888 from Fall City, Nebraska with his six siblings and widowed mother. With an ambition for education he graduated at the age of fifteen with a teaching certificate and began teaching at age sixteen. As he taught school in Graham county he also "read law" in his spare time. In 1898 he began his career as a public servant as Clerk of the Court in Nicodemus, Kansas. Although he never graduated from law school, he was elected county attorney for Graham county in 1900, 1912, and 1914. He was only the second African American to be elected Graham County Attorney, the first being George Washington Jones. Sayers practiced law for more then fifty years in western Kansas and the Kansas Supreme Court. On March 26, 1956 he passed away at the age of eighty-four.


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