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A letter on February 9, 1870, from the Directors of the Penitentiary request the removal of Warden J. L. Philbrick. In the letter, E. Hensley states the board has asked him to carry out several orders in which the Warden has refused. Following this letter is a petition for the removal of J. L. Philbrick as Warden of the Penitentiary. A letter on February 28, 1870, from E. Hensley, notifies the Governor that there is talk of canceling the contract with the architect, and he strongly urges against this decision. The following correspondence to Kansas Governor Harvey concern the removal of Warden Philbrick.

Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: 1870 - 1871

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Item Number: 453825
Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor James Madison Harvey, Correspondence Files, State Agency Files, Box 3 Folder 73
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 453825

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