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Adjutant General

Adjutant General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from various republican officials, under the previous governor St. John and others involved in Kansas politics, who are requesting or recommending candidates for Democratic Kansas Governor G. W. Glick's Adjutant General position. A. H. Green, J. G. Lindsay, J. J. Mohen, Col. J. V. Pierce, and Maj. L. Pritchard were those highlighted for the position. Each person sent a letter for candidacy and each person had recommendations from others. Thomas Moonlight became the Adjutant General for Kansas Governor G. W. Glick.


Adjutant General

Adjutant General
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
Date: 1889-1893
Letters to Kansas Governor Humphrey about the appointment of Adjutant General. There are letters from individuals writing to the Governor to request General J. N. Roberts be appointed as Adjutant General. In addition, a petition from African American citizens requests Governor Humphrey appoint S. M. Lanham, Clerk in the Adjutant Office, the position as Adjutant General of Kansas. Adjutant General is the highest-ranking official in the State and is subordinate to the Governor. Adjutant is also a member of the Governor's Cabinet and advises the Governor on military and emergency management matters.


Adjutant general & National Guard

Adjutant general & National Guard
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters are from various individuals regarding positions in the Adjutant General's offices to Kansas Governor John Martin. John T. Bradley, A. B. Campbell, and R. A. Friedrich all wrote to Martin about the Adjutant General position and had endorsements as well. Individuals also applied for Brigade General, Aide-de-camp, and surgeon for the 3rd Regiment.


Agricultural College Board of Regents

Agricultural College Board of Regents
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1877-1879: Anthony)
Date: 1877 - 1878
A letter on July 20, 1877, from N. A. Adams states he has heard that Lieutenant Governor Salter will resign and requests his successor be well educated, informed, and practical. A letter on August 18, 1877, from Thomas Ryan, recommends John G. Woods as a suitable person as a member of the Board of Regents of the Agricultural College. A petition on March 1, 1878, to have James Lawrence of Beloit, Kansas, reappointed as Regent of the Agricultural College at Manhattan. A letter on March 11, 1878, from J. H. Pillsbury, recommends James Humphrey for Regent of State Agricultural College. Additional documents also pertain to similar matters regarding the Agricultural College Board of Regents.


Agricultural College, Kansas State

Agricultural College, Kansas State
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
The documents in this file are letters and petitions to Kansas Governor John Martin regarding appointing positions within the Kansas State Agricultural College. Other letters are applications from individuals for a position at the Agricultural College.


Applications: Penitentiary, Kansas State

Applications: Penitentiary, Kansas State
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)
Date: 1868
These letters, spanning January through March 1868, are from government officials and Kansas citizens to Kansas Governor Samuel Crawford regarding the appointment of the warden for the Kansas State Penitentiary. They wrote to either recommend others or apply for the position. The Kansas State Penitentiary was located in Leavenworth County, Kansas.


Appointments

Appointments
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)
Date: 1875, 1876
The documents in this file pertain to appointments in the State of Kansas. A letter on June 8, 1875, requests Joseph S. Bidcan as the Justice of the Peace for Woodson County, Kansas. A petition from citizens of Larned, Pawnee County, Kansas, recommends J. C. Tousley as Justice of the Peace for their township. Additional letters are from individuals accepting the position designated to them by Kansas Governor Osborn.


Appointments  Normal school directors

Appointments Normal school directors
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1863-1865 : Carney)
Date: 1864
This folder on Appointments Normal school directors comes from the Correspondence series of the Governor Thomas Carney Papers. Thomas Carney was Kansas' second state Governor, serving from 1863 to 1865. He was born near Tipton, Delaware County, Ohio in 1824 and came to Kansas in search of better health care and new business opportunities. Thomas Carney and his business partner Thomas C. Stevens were the first to open a wholesale house in Leavenworth, Kansas. These are documents written to Governor Carney in 1864 requesting the appointment of certain individuals to be members of the Board of Directors for the Normal School. In 1863, the legislature created the first public university, Kansas State Normal School in Emporia, Kansas.


Appointments  Notaries public

Appointments Notaries public
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1863-1865 : Carney)
Date: 1863 - 1864
This folder on Appointments notaries public comes from the Correspondence series of the Governor Thomas Carney Papers. Thomas Carney was Kansas' second state Governor, serving from 1863 to 1865. He was born near Tipton, Delaware County, Ohio in 1824 and came to Kansas in search of better health care and new business opportunities. Thomas Carney and his business partner Thomas C. Stevens were the first to open a wholesale house in Leavenworth, Kansas. This record includes letters to the governor from multiple counties in Kansas, requesting certain individuals for the appointment of Notaries public in their said county between March 4th, 1863 and July 14th, 1864.


Appointments  State geologist

Appointments State geologist
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1863-1865 : Carney)
Date: 1864
This folder on Appointments State Geologist comes from the Correspondence series of the Governor Thomas Carney Papers. Thomas Carney was Kansas' second state Governor, serving from 1863 to 1865. He was born near Tipton, Delaware County, Ohio in 1824 and came to Kansas in search of better health care and new business opportunities. Thomas Carney and his business partner Thomas C. Stevens were the first to open a wholesale house in Leavenworth, Kansas. First is a letter from W. Foster requesting that his name be sent to the senate as state geologist. This record also contains several petitions recommending Professor W. Foster or B. F. Mudge as State Geologist. Additionally, there is a letter from Professor W. Foster withdrawing his name for State Geologist and encloses a petition for Professor Mudge, February 2nd, 1864 to be appointed this position.


April 1887

April 1887
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: April 1887
These letters, dated April 1887, are from various individuals regarding Kansas issues to Kansas Governor John Martin. The issues include promotions in military offices, War Department services during the Civil War, State Veterinarian, recommendations, railroads, laws, census, and land. Kansas Governor John Martin succeeded G. W. Glick in 1885. In 1885, the state of affairs was persistent in prosperous economic growth, and city and town expansion. But all that boom and extravagance changed in Martin's last year of office, 1889, when conditions gave way to severe drought and an economic recession.


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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1883
This file contains several letters related to a variety of topics such as recommendation letters, inquiries regarding appointments, requests for protection, donations, as well as other matters. Included in this file is a letter from A. N. Carpenter of Galesburg, Illinois informing Kansas Governor St. John that he has sent a small donation to the State, he requests the Governor to accept the Art and hopes that it proves satisfactory and beneficial. Accompanying these letters is a copy of the Preamble and Resolution adopted by the Legislature to the jurisdiction of the courts of the United States over municipal corporations existing under the laws of the several states.


Certificate of recommendation for Sutomoni

Certificate of recommendation for Sutomoni
Creator: Hatterscheidt, John G.
Date: July 1854
This item, which contains the original document and a more-legible copy of the original, is a certificate written by John P. Hatterscheidt that vouches for the character of Indian Chief Sutomoni, who was recommended to Hatterscheidt by W. Quicke.


Charitable Institutions, Board, A.T. Sharp

Charitable Institutions, Board, A.T. Sharp
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1881
This file contains numerous documents about A. T. Sharp of Ottawa, Kansas. The letters addressed to Kansas Governor St. John talk about the satisfaction of having A. T. Sharp in his position as Treasurer of State Board of Charities. Other letters are regarding recommendations for A. T. Sharp to be reappointed as Trustee State Board of Charities, this includes signed petitions.


Charitable Institutions, Board of Trustees

Charitable Institutions, Board of Trustees
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1882
This file includes several letters related to the appointments of Board of Trustees of Charitable Institutions. Most of the letters to Kansas Governor St. John are from individuals recommending certain people be reappointed members of the State Board of Trustees of Charitable Institutions. There are also letters asking Governor St. John not to reappoint certain individuals as a member of the Board of Trustees.


Charitable Institutions, Board of Trustees

Charitable Institutions, Board of Trustees
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters are from the members of the board of trustees for the State Board of Charities to Kansas Governor John Martin. Many letters recommend people for the board. Those people include D. O. McAllister, Nathan Hughes, B. Kelly, E. K. Blair, D. McTaggart, and W. H. Ward. Ward received a signed petition for his appointment to the board. Bernard Kelly received the most recommendation letters. There are also letters from Kelly and Ward applying for the position.


Charitable Institutions Board of Trustees

Charitable Institutions Board of Trustees
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1877-1879: Anthony)
Date: 1877 - 1878
A letter from L. K. Kirk on January 27, 1878, gives his opinion regarding the appointment of certain individuals as Trustees of Charitable Institutions. A letter on February 28, 1878, from E. G. Ross, recommends Gordon Grovenor as a suitable person for the Trustee of Charitable Institutions. Additional documents in this file pertain to the appointment of members of the Board of Trustees of Charitable Institutions.


Charities, State Board of

Charities, State Board of
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are either from or about individuals on the State Board of Charities to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. Many wrote to endorse candidates for positions on the board. H. C. Burnett received the most endorsements. Glick appointed D. O. McAllister to the board, which led to petitions shown in these letters.


Claims, Indian Depredation, Commission to Examine, member

Claims, Indian Depredation, Commission to Examine, member
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1871
A letter from R. W. Wood recommends Kansas Governor Harvey appoint D. D. Colley as one of the Commissioners to audit claims for damages by Native American raids. A letter from A. A. Moor suggests Thomas W. Bown as Commissioner. The following documents are applications from prospective candidates or people recommending specific applicants for the appointment as one of the Commissioners to investigate claims against the Native Americans.


Commissioner of Deeds

Commissioner of Deeds
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883: Glick)
Date: 1883-1885
These letters are from or about the Kansas Commissioner of Deeds to Kansas Governor G. W. Glick. The various letters cover topics including endorsing individuals for the commissioner position and requesting the commissioner for notaries, administering oaths, and authenticating documents especially on Native American territories. Presently, in Kansas, individual counties have a Register of Deeds office rather than a Kansas Commissioner of Deeds.


Commissioner of Deeds

Commissioner of Deeds
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889
These letters are from various individuals regarding the office of Commissioner of Deeds to Kansas Governor John Martin. Some letters discuss the recent vacancy of the office. Most letters either endorse candidates for the position with signed petitions or are applications for it.


Commissioner of deeds : Kansas

Commissioner of deeds : Kansas
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1871
A letter from E. N. O. Clough asks for Kansas Governor Harvey to provide recommendations to his application to the Governors of other States for his appointment as Commissioner of Deeds. A follow-up letter from Clough encloses blank recommendations for the Governor's signature and seal.


Commissioners of deeds

Commissioners of deeds
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)
Date: 1868
These letters, spanning 1868, are from government officials, out of state officials, and other individuals regarding the Commissioners of Deeds to Kansas Governor Samuel Crawford. They wrote about re-appointments, resignations, recommendations, and applications to the commissioner positions.


Commissioners of deeds

Commissioners of deeds
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1865-1868 : Crawford)
Date: 1865-1867
These letters, spanning 1865 to 1867, are from government officials, out of state officials, and other individuals regarding the Commissioners of Deeds to Kansas Governor Samuel Crawford. They wrote about re-appointments, resignations, recommendations, and applications to the commissioner positions.


Commissioners of deeds

Commissioners of deeds
Creator: Kansas. Governor (1877-1879: Anthony)
Date: 1877 - 1879
The documents in this file pertain to the appointment of Commissioner of Deeds for Kansas. Many of the documents are letters of application from potential candidates, petitions, or recommendations for specific individuals as Commissioner of Deeds. A letter of application on November 14, 1877, from Daniel S. Mann for the appointment as Commissioner of Deeds of Kansas. In the application, Mann states he has been in the Real Estate business for ten years and is desirous of increasing his business. A letter on September 6, 1877, from Ben F. Hillery of New York, requests the position as Commissioner of Deeds for the State of Kansas. A letter on May 3, 1877, from William Bowers of New York, encloses recommendations for his role as Commissioner of Deeds for Kansas. A petition on March 29, 1877, states Henry Bischoff has an excellent reputation and character and is well qualified to carry out the duties of the office of Commissioners in Kansas.


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