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Letter : ALS, Atchison, Kan., to James Smith, Topeka, Kan.

Creator: Martin, John A., 1839-1889

Date: 1889 Jan. 17

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: Misc.: Smith, James

Unit ID: 443132

Biographical sketch: Newspaper publisher, politician, Kansas governor (1885-89, Republican). Of Pennsylvania; Atchison, Kan.

Abstract: John A. Martin is trying to adjust to his private life again after 4 years as governor of Kansas. He praises James Smith for being a loyal, capable and discreet secretary and friend to him while he was governor. Martin hopes that Smith will enjoy serving as Governor Lyman Underwood Humphrey's secretary.

Space Required/Quantity: 4 p.

Title (Main title): Letter : ALS, Atchison, Kan., to James Smith, Topeka, Kan.

Part of: James Smith misc. collection.


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    Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
    Kansas. Governor (1889-1893 : Humphrey)
    Martin, John A., 1839-1889
    Smith, James, 1837-1914

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Use and reproduction: Information on literary rights available from the Kansas Historical Society (Topeka).

Holder of originals: Kansas Historical Society (Topeka).