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A. B. Ferguson to Governor John St. John

A. B. Ferguson to Governor John St. John
Creator: Ferguson, A. B.
Date: August 18, 1880
This is a letter from A. B. Ferguson, Burlingame, Kansas, to Kansas Governor John St. John inviting the Governor to a Sunday School gathering the next day at Burlingame.


A. B. Long and James Simons, prisoners 9398 and 9066

A. B. Long and James Simons, prisoners 9398 and 9066
Creator: Kansas State Penitentiary
Date: February 17, 1901
This photographs shows inmates A. B. Long, prisoner #9398, and James Simons, prisoner #9066. Both inmates were received at the Kansas State Penitentiary from Oklahoma for larceny.


A.B. Treadwell and Phillip Searls, prisoners 6949 and 9065

A.B. Treadwell and Phillip Searls, prisoners 6949 and 9065
Creator: Kansas. Dept. of Corrections
Date: January 25, 1905
This photograph shows inmates A.B. Treadwell, prisoner #6949, and Phillip Searls, prisoner #9065. A.B. Treadwell was received at the Kansas State Penitentiary on May 14, 1894 from Lyon County, Kansas for burglary, escaping prison and larceny. Phillip Searls was received at the penitentiary on October 6, 1899 from Oklahoma for larceny. Varient spelling of his names includes Phillip Searls.


A. Barnes to Governor John St. John

A. Barnes to Governor John St. John
Creator: Barnes, A.
Date: August 22, 1880
A letter from A. Barnes of Junction City to Kansas Governor St. John. Barnes sends a list of speakers he would prefer attend the upcoming campaign and also references a controversial temperance article written by noted Kansas lawyer, Judge Humphrey.


A. C. Pettitt to Governor John St. John

A. C. Pettitt to Governor John St. John
Creator: Pettitt, A. C.
Date: May 22, 1880
In this letter, the State Executive Committee Chairman of New Wilmington, Pennsylvania, speaking for the prohibitionists of his state, sends Kansas Governor St. John a hearty note of support for his efforts to suppress the "Liquor Traffic" in Kansas.


A. Crabb to Governor John St. John

A. Crabb to Governor John St. John
Creator: Crabb, A.
Date: June 10, 1880
This letter from Reverend Crabb thanks Kansas Governor St. John for the temperance information sent him, and he pledges his support for the Governor in the upcoming election. Crabb has little doubt the prohibition amendment will pass. The letter was written in Omio, Kansas.


A. Crabb to Governor John St. John

A. Crabb to Governor John St. John
Creator: Crabb, A.
Date: May 28, 1880
In this letter from Rev. Crabb of Omio, Kansas, he regrets not having a place where the Kansas Governor can present a temperance lecture and asks for statistical information related to intemperance to help his community battle the opposition.


A. F. Daniels and James McClarey, prisoners 8111 and 9292

A. F. Daniels and James McClarey, prisoners 8111 and 9292
Creator: Kansas State Penitentiary
Date: February 4, 1901
This photograph shows inmates, A. F. Daniels, prisoner #8111 and James McClarey, prisoner #9292. A.F. Daniels was orginially received at the Kansas State Penitentiary on April 16, 1897 from Neosho County, Kansas for larceny. Variant spelling of inmate James McClarey's last name includes McClary.


A. G. Brown and Moses Chambers, prisoners 9178 and 3250

A. G. Brown and Moses Chambers, prisoners 9178 and 3250
Creator: Kansas State Penitentiary
Date: January 30, 1901
This photograph shows inmates, A. G. Brown, prisoner #9178 and Moses Chambers, prisoner #3250. A.G. Brown was received at the Kansas State Penitentiary on December 22, 1899 from Oklahoma for forgery. Inmate Moses Chambers was received on May 14, 1884 from Leavenworth County, Kansas for murder and sentenced to death by hanging.


A. G. Shears to Governor John St. John

A. G. Shears to Governor John St. John
Creator: Shears, A. G.
Date: May 31, 1880
This letter to Governor John St. John is from A. G. Shears. He is anxious to help the prohibition amendment cause and requests liquor statistics and supportive newspapers from Kansas Governor St. John to be used by county temperance unions. Shears is from Yates Center, Kansas.


A. H. Gufler to Governor Ben Paulen

A. H. Gufler to Governor Ben Paulen
Creator: Gufler, A. H
Date: February 2, 1927
In this letter, A.H. Gufler expresses disappointment in the language of the new Kansas cigarette law and encloses a newspaper article by the associated press in which Governor Paulen is quoted.


A.H. Gufler to Representatives E.H. Rees and L.R. Cowden

A.H. Gufler to Representatives E.H. Rees and L.R. Cowden
Creator: Gufler, A. H
Date: March 3, 1927
A.H. Gufler, vice president of The Theo. Poehler Mercantile, writes to state representatives encouraging legalization of cigarettes in Kansas. The new cigarette law, H.B. 1 under consideration, was signed into law by Governor Paulen in 1927.


A. J. Cogswell to Governor John St. John

A. J. Cogswell to Governor John St. John
Creator: Cogswell, A. J.
Date: April 28, 1880
In this letter from Silvara, Bradford County, Pennsylvania, A.J. Cogswell writes to Kansas Governor St. John asking for written sanction of "Abstinence from the use of alcoholic stimulants as medicine."


A. J. Jutkins to Governor John St. John

A. J. Jutkins to Governor John St. John
Creator: Jutkins, A. J.
Date: August 02, 1880
A letter from A.J. Jutkins to Kansas Governor St. John inviting him to speak at the Knights Templars Encampment convention in Lake Bluff, Illinois. All state governors have been invited to attend.


A. J. Stinnett and George Stevens, prisoners 9311 and 7732

A. J. Stinnett and George Stevens, prisoners 9311 and 7732
Creator: Kansas State Penitentiary
Date: January 26, 1901
This photograph shows inmates, A. J. Stinnett, prisoner #9311 and George Stevens, prisoner #7732. A.J Stinnett was received at the Kansas State Penitentiary on April 6, 1900 from Oklahoma for shooting with intent to kill. Inmate George Stevens was received at the penitentiary on March 28, 1896 for murder from Montgomery County, Kansas.


A. L. Coleman to Governor John St. John

A. L. Coleman to Governor John St. John
Creator: Coleman, A. L.
Date: August 10, 1880
In this letter, Kansas Governor St. John is requested to attend a "Grand rally" in Sabetha, Kansas, in order to "fully settle the Prohibition matter" in Northern Kansas. It is on letterhead for Sargent & Coleman, Law, Loan, Real Estate, Collecting, Insurance, and Tax-Paying Agency. The company was established in 1857.


A. L. Lemley and Morgan Wright, prisoners 8990 and 6774

A. L. Lemley and Morgan Wright, prisoners 8990 and 6774
Creator: Kansas State Penitentiary
Date: January 30, 1901
This photograph shows inmates, A. L. Lemley, prisoner #8990 and Morgan Wright, prisoner #6774. A.L. Lemley was received at the Kansas State Penitentiary on Jly 1, 1899 for larceny from Sedgwick County, Kansas. Inmate Morgan Wright was received at the penitentiary on December 28, 1893 from Cowley County, Kansas for murder.


A. L. Patchin to Governor John St. John

A. L. Patchin to Governor John St. John
Creator: Patchin, A. L.
Date: February 14, 1880
In this letter, Rooks County attorney A. L. Patchin requests Kansas Governor St. John extend his tour to address the people of Stockton, Kansas, on the subject of temperance.


A. M. Richardson to Governor John St. John

A. M. Richardson to Governor John St. John
Creator: Richardson, A. M.
Date: June 1,1880
A letter from Reverend Richardson of Lawrence, requesting Kansas Governor St. John to speak at a gathering on July 4th. He believes the people of Linwood need "waking up" on matters of temperance.


A. R. Hearst to Governor John St. John

A. R. Hearst to Governor John St. John
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: August 09, 1880
In this letter, A.R. Hearst of Indiana, introduces to Kansas Governor St. John, Hughes and Ward, two very successful temperance evangelists from the local college. He believes both will help the Governor win support for the temperance cause in Kansas.


A.S. Harris to Thaddeus Hyatt

A.S. Harris to Thaddeus Hyatt
Creator: Harris, A S.
Date: September 22, 1856
A.S. Harris wrote from New York to Thaddeus Hyatt regarding an article in the Journal of Commerce that dealt with the upcoming Presidential election and the strife in Kansas. The clipping was attached to the letter, and it included a rather lengthy attack on emigrant aid societies.


A. S. Patchin to Governor John St. John

A. S. Patchin to Governor John St. John
Creator: Patchin, A. S.
Date: March 15, 1880
In this letter, Attorney A. S. Patchin is pleased that Kansas Governor St. John will visit Stockton and wants to know when he will arrive.


A. Sellers to Governor John St. John

A. Sellers to Governor John St. John
Creator: Sellers, A.
Date: April 17, 1880
Having received affirmation that Kansas Governor St. John is willing to speak to his community, A. Sellers of Alma, writes this letter suggesting the Governor arrange a time "near the full of the moon".


A. T. Biggs to Governor John P. St.  John

A. T. Biggs to Governor John P. St. John
Creator: Biggs, A. T.
Date: May 07, 1880
In this letter, A. T. Biggs of Lincoln, Kansas, is anxious for Kansas Governor St. John to set a visitation date to promote prohibition, emphasizing "so many are on the fence we want you to....punch them off on the right side". A. T. Biggs was president of the Temperance Union but also the Superintendent of Public Instruction in Lincoln County.


A. T. Biggs to Governor John St. John

A. T. Biggs to Governor John St. John
Creator: Biggs, A. T.
Date: June 24, 1880
In this letter, Lincoln County School Superintendent acknowledges Governor St. John's visit to his community on July 14th, considering him "the best Governor Kansas ever had" and hoping God blesses "the Governor that dares to be true."


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