Sixth Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society: For the Period Commencing January 19, 1887, and Ending November 20, 1888 Forgotten Books

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Excerpt from Sixth Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society: For the Period Commencing January 19, 1887, and Ending November 20, 1888The Board of Directors met in the rooms of the Society, Tuesday, NovemberMoreExcerpt from Sixth Biennial Report of the Board of Directors of the Kansas State Historical Society: For the Period Commencing January 19, 1887, and Ending November 20, 1888The Board of Directors met in the rooms of the Society, Tuesday, November 20, 1888, at 3:30 p.

m., the following members being present: Hon. John Francis, Hon. V. J. Lane, Hon. F. P. Baker, Judge S. A. Kingman, Hon. D. W. Wilder, Hon. James Smith, Maj. Benjamin F. Simpson, Hon. James F. Legate, Hon. W. C. Edwards, Hon. E. J. Dallas, Hon. Martin Mohler, Hon. T. D. Thacher, and the Secretary, F. G. Adams.Letters were read from Hon. Edward Russell, President of the Society, and from Prof. I. T. Goodnow and Hon. L. R. Elliott, expressing regrets at their inability to be present at the meeting.The President and Vice-Presidents being absent. Judge Kingman was called to the chair, on motion of Hon.

F. P. Baker.The Secretary then read the report, which was approved on motion of Mr. Legate, and ordered for publication.On motion of Mr. Legate, it was voted that a committee be appointed, composed of three citizens of Topeka, to act in connection with the President and Secretary of the Society, to confer with the Executive Council and the Legislature, and to take charge of the matter of procuring suitable rooms in the State House, when completed, for the library and collections of the Society. The President appointed F. P. Baker, T. D. Thacher and John Francis members of the committee.The Secretary called the attention of the Board to a letter from Senator Plumb, transmitting a letter of Col.

R. J. Hinton, in which the latter proposes to dispose of some historical manuscripts and papers which he has. collected. On motion, the Secretary was directed to confer with Colonel Hinton upon the subject.On motion of Mr. Edwards, the following resolution was adopted, and ordered to be submitted to the annual meeting for its consideration:Whereas, The Kansas State Historical Society has always considered that its library and collections were being gathered and made up wholly as the property of the State- and, whereas, the Legislature, by act of March 10, 1879, declared the Society to be a trustee of the State, and its library and collections of every kind to be the inalienable property of the State: therefore,Resolved, That this Society hereby formally declares it to be the intention of the Society, that its library and collections hitherto gathered, and all that shall hereafter be gathered, are, and are to become the exclusive property of the State of Kansas, for the use of the people of the State- and the Society fully accepts the terms and conditions expressed and contained in said act of March 10, 1879.On motion, the meeting adjourned.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books.

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