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Morris Locke to Governor John St. John

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Jerseyville, Ill,.  June 1st  1880

His Excellency

John P. St.John

Governor of Kansas.

Dear Sir

In behalf of the Insey County Sunday School Convention I have the honor to invite you to deliver an address upon Temperance before the Sunday School and Citizens generally of the County at the Fair Grounds in this city Saturday July 3d-A.D. 1880.  On this occasion it is expected that all the people of this region of County will be present to celebrate with us, in appropriate manners, the coming 4th of July.

You can leave Topeka on the 2nd and be here via C & Railway on th 3rd at C. & M. and returning here at 10 P.M.

We are aware of your heeping duties

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of the issues in your State etc.  of how much depends on you & etc but we think you can do us great good and hope you will accept of an invitation immediately, so that we may announce you coming.  We will make all arrangements for your transportation and accomodation while here and compensation besides,

Please give us the answer

"I will come and address you on Temperance" and etc

Your Obt Serant

Morris R. Locke


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