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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. 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: 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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. 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."


An earnest appeal for the subsitution of Christian for Pagan methods

An earnest appeal for the subsitution of Christian for Pagan methods
Creator: Griffin, Albert
Date: 1901
A pamphlet written by Albert Griffin that states legal or forced methods of promoting temperance has always caused more harm than good and that Christian methods be substituted for Pagan methods in all moral reform work.


Annie B. Campbell to Governor John St. John

Annie B. Campbell to Governor John St. John
Creator: Campbell, Annie B.
Date: May 28, 1880
This is a letter to Kansas Governor St. John from Annie Campbell, a medical and temperance lecturer from out of state, who seeks the Governor's endorsement. She has been unsuccessful with her temperance work because, as she states, "the people seem afraid of me". She hopes his endorsement would help her get lecture commitments. She had worked in Indiana for ten years. The letter was written in Newman, Jefferson County, Kansas.


Annie E. Boice to Governor John St. John

Annie E. Boice to Governor John St. John
Creator: Boice, Annie E.
Date: August 21, 1880
In this letter, Annie Boice apologizes to Kansas Governor St. John for circular publishing errors, but requests a train pass to attend an upcoming meeting.


Annie Kennedy to Governor John St. John

Annie Kennedy to Governor John St. John
Creator: Kennedy, Annie
Date: January 19, 1880
From New Brighton, Pennsylvania, comes a plea from Annie Kennedy for Kansas Governor St. John to visit her city and speak on temperance. Kennedy also lauds the efforts of temperance worker Mrs. E.B. Russell.


Ansley Gray to Governor John St. John

Ansley Gray to Governor John St. John
Creator: Gray, Ansley
Date: July 26, 1880
This is a letter from temperance worker Ansley Gray, Junction City, Kansas, who is planning a trip to visit several Kansas cities. Gray requests railroad discounts from Kansas Governor St. John.


Ansley Gray to Governor John St. John

Ansley Gray to Governor John St. John
Creator: Gray, Ansley
Date: April 10, 1880
Ansley Gray of Junction City, writes Kansas Governor St. John to determine what day he may come visit him.


Ansley Gray to Governor John St. John

Ansley Gray to Governor John St. John
Creator: Gray, Ansley
Date: August 05, 1880
In this letter, temperance worker Ansley Gray brings Kansas Governor St. John up to date on concerns about prohibition amendment opposition in Jewell County. He suggests a visit by the Governor to this area.


Appetite

Appetite
Creator: Franklin, William S. (William Suddards), 1863-1930
Date: 1894
A temperance booklet that notes "morbid appetite, once created is the tyrant which ruins the individual," and that abstinence from a habit which has no benefit, such as coffee, tobacco, liquor, etc., is the solution to society's troubles.


A state camp meeting will be held by the Kansas State Association of the M.E. Church

A state camp meeting will be held by the Kansas State Association of the M.E. Church
Creator: Holloway, S.S.
Date: August 10, 1881-August 21, 1881
A circular announcing a state camp meeting held by the Kansas State Association of the Methodist Episcopal Church at Riverside Park in Winfield, Kansas. Governor John St. John was to be present during the entire meeting along with other speakers and prominent temperance workers.


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