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  Certificate appointing James S. Emery as a Justice of the Peace for the First District, Kansas Territory.
Author: Reeder, Andrew H. (Andrew Horatio), 1807-1864
Date: November 8, 1854

Reeder made this appointment as the territorial governor. The boundaries of the First District were described in the document based on various geographic landmarks. The district included the town of Lawrence and ran along the south side of the Kansas River to the Missouri state line. Its southern boundary was the Santa Fe road.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: James Stanley Emery Collection, #339, Box 3, Folder Military papers and misc.
Item Number: 100526 Number of images: 1
Keywords: Certificates; Courts; Emery, James Stanley; Justices of the peace; Reeder, Andrew H. (Andrew Horatio), 1807-1864; Santa Fe road

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