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Letters to Kansas Governor St. John in relation to the criminals Robert, James, and Jones Barker also known as Triplett. The Barker Triplett's are accused of a robbery and murders in Caney, a city in Montgomery County, Kansas. Many of the letters are from residents in Kansas asking the Governor to offer a reward for the capture of the Barker Triplett's. A letter from a resident of Independence, Kansas informs the Governor, he and other residents will ascertain the criminals themselves but don't have the proper firearms or ammunition to do so. Also included, is a Power of Attorney document, signed by those who were involved in the capture of James Barker.

Creator: Kansas. Governor (1879-1883 : St. John)
Date: 1879-1880

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Item Number: 454617
Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Pierce St. John, Correspondence Files, Correspondence Received, Subject Files, Box 12 Folder 9
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 454617

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