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William S. Newby to Governor John St. John

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Newby, Ness Co. Kan

March 8th, 1880


Hon, J.P. St John,

Governor of the State of Kans,

Dear Sir; as I am young & not very well posted, & thinking you would give me the best information I am in search of I thought I would write to you, I would be very much obliged to you if you will send me a few statistices as to the extent of drunkenness & destitution it has brought families & so forth,  any suggestions you can give me

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will be gratefully received.  I want post my self as well as I can for the coming campaign  I will close hoping to hear from you as soon as possible.  Allow me to sign myself

Your obedient Servant

Wm. S. Newby,


Ness: Co.


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