Correspondence, business forms, receipts, and petitions. 1862-1913


Correspondence, business forms, receipts, and petitions. 1862-1913

John S. Gilmore was born in Rochester, New York, and moved with hisparents to the flourishing Kansas territorial region in 1857, They continually uprooted and re-established their home in various Kansas communities during John's adolescence, however. This collection is composed primarily of correspondence and business forms relating to John Gilmore's activities as a newspaper publisher, journalist, state legislator, and a confident of state governors.

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