Kansas Governor James Madison Harvey records, 1869-1873.


Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey). Kansas Governor James Madison Harvey records, 1869-1873.

Kansas Governor James Madison Harvey records, 1869-1873.

Correspondence and other items received, letterpress books containing copies of letters sent, and petitions received during the administration of James Madison Harvey, governor of the State of Kansas from 11 Jan. 1869 to 13 Jan. 1873. Major topics include counties, Indian affairs, appointments, railroads, Relief Acts, state agencies, Price's Raid & soldiers' claims, the U.S. Centennial Exposition, the federal government, immigration, state lands, livestock, and military matters. Additional records of Governor Harvey are in separate series common to several governors including an Executive record (Official record), 1861-1879; Executive proclamations, 1861-1980; Pardon and parole files from the Women's Industrial Farm, 1863-1919; Pardons, 1865-1883; Applications for pardons, 1868-1877; a Letter register, 1871-1895; a Record of death sentences, 1872-1906; and Death sentence warrants, 1872-1908.

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