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Daniel Hunt

                                       Pleasant Valley Township and Winfield.
Note: One of the Arkansas City newspapers referred to him as having lived at one time in Bolton township. I believe this was an error on their part. MAW
Kansas 1875 Census Pleasant Valley Township, Cowley County. 3/1/1875.
Name                           age sex color    Place/birth              Where from
Daniel Hunt                  40    m    w New York                    Dakota Territory
Sarah E. Hunt               31     f     w      Maryland                      Dakota Territory
George Hunt                   9    m    w Montana Territory  Dakota Territory
Marian Hunt                   5     f     w      Dakota Territory           Dakota Territory
Ida Hunt                         3     f     w      Kansas
Corrile? Hunt                  1     f     w      Kansas
Hunt, Pleasant Valley Township.
1874. Hunt, Daniel, 38. Spouse, Sarah E., 34.
1875. Hunt, Daniel, 40. Spouse, Sarah, 31.
1878. Hunt, Daniel, 44. Spouse, Sarah E., 34.
1881. Hunt, J. D., 25. Spouse, R. E., 21.
1881. Hunt, S. B., 58. Spouse, Margaret, 54.
1882. Hunt, Jonathan D., 26. Spouse, Ella, 22.
1882. Hunt, Sam B., 58. Spouse, Margaret M., 53.
                                               FROM THE NEWSPAPERS.
Winfield Messenger, August 16, 1872.
Board of County Commissioners met in County Clerk’s office, pursuant to adjournment. Present: Frank Cox, O. C. Smith, and J. D. Maurer. Petition of Charles Parker for County Road was presented and granted with the following viewers: Daniel Hunt, W. Thompson, and John Nichols. Time of survey August 26th, 1872.
Arkansas City Traveler, April 12, 1876.
MR. TRISSELL, John Hoyt, Daniel Hunt, Wm. Ander­son, John N. Fleharty, Thos. S. Parvin, George S. Callison, Albert Hamel, returned from Chetopa last Sunday, where they have been after fruit trees.
After dinner we moved along and before long met M. E. Garner, Poke Stevens, Daniel Hunt, Geo. Christy, Mr. Stevens, Dan Fegans, Ab. Christy, O. J. Palmer, Andrew Meisner, J. Clark, D. Pendergrass, and Joe Garner, on their way back from Sill.
Winfield Courier, May 16, 1878.
Wednesday, May 8. Charles Eagin, attorney from Rock, appeared in court today.
G. & C. Merriam vs. T. A. Wilkinson. Entered on the docket, and by confession, judgment rendered for plaintiffs.
The court has been occupied all day in the incest case of State vs. Hostetler.

The evidence was all in about 2:30 p.m. The charge of the court was elaborate and clear, and the arguments of the County Attorney, McDermott for the state, and of Mr. Torrance for the defense, were eloquent, searching, and exhaustive. Mr. Torrance addressed the jury for over four hours, when the court adjourned until this morning at 8 o’clock, when Mr. McDermott will again address the jury, and the jury will retire to consider their verdict.
The jurors trying this case are: Stephen Elkins, James Jackson, John M. Gates, Thessius McGinnis, Abijah Howard, Daniel Hunt, Clark Bryant, A. R. Davis, Samuel Huey, J. W. Miller, and Thos. Chaffey.
Winfield Courier, June 6, 1878.
Allowed the following Jurors’ fees. Daniel Hunt, $6.00.
Arkansas City Traveler, January 29, 1879.
Daniel Hunt has purchased a valuable race horse. It is a very spirited animal requiring several to hold it up.
Arkansas City Traveler, March 12, 1879.
Daniel Hunt has traded his home farm, of one hundred and sixty acres, with a good brick house on the same, with E. P. Kinne for a soup house in Winfield. Good bye, Daniel.
Winfield Courier, May 1, 1879.
        Daniel Hunt and wife to Elizabeth Majors, Lots 9 and 10, blk 161, Winfield. $1,800.
Arkansas City Traveler, May 21, 1879.
Daniel Hunt and wife called and left a year’s subscription for the TRAVELER last Saturday.
Arkansas City Traveler, April 12, 1882.
Daniel Hunt, we learn, bought a cow last week from Alex Works, for which he paid $40.
Arkansas City Traveler, April 26, 1882.
Daniel Hunt bought a sow a few days ago from S. Kimmel for which he paid $35.
Arkansas City Traveler, May 3, 1882.
We learn that Mr. Daniel Hunt has contracted with masons to build him a nice, good stone house this summer.
Winfield Courier, July 24, 1884.
Talesman: Daniel Hunt.
Winfield Courier, Thursday, March 19, 1885.
Abstract of the monthly report of the County Auditor of Cowley County, Kansas, of claims certified to the County Clerk, on the First Monday of March, 1885.
Daniel Hunt juror fees: $8.00
Winfield Courier, Thursday, September 17, 1885.
The old building was moved off the lot of Wallis & Wallis, where Tyner has been, Saturday, and this firm will begin the excavation for a fine business building, to be erected at once. Curns & Manser also talk seriously of building on the lot adjoining, while Daniel Hunt will extend the Stump building back eighty feet. Verily, the city boometh.
Arkansas City Republican, Saturday, June 12, 1886. From Friday’s Daily.

A man by the name of Daniel Hunt, who resides now in Winfield, but formerly in Bolton Township, was sent out into the disputed territory to defeat the Ft. Smith & Wellington bonds. He went over into West Bolton and began telling his “dear old neighbors” that they did not want this road, but he had only told a few of this fact until he suddenly discovered that his “dear old neighbors” did want it. He then changed his tactics. Taking one of the judges of the election to one side, the brave Daniel informed him his business there was to see about purchasing his stallion. The judge displayed his horse to Daniel. Suddenly it came into his head that he did not want to buy, but that he longed to sell his own team. When an offer was made to purchase his team, he again “craw fished,” and finally took his departure for the swampy regions some 13 miles up the Walnut.



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