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County organization : Elk and Chautauqua counties

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1873-1877 : Osborn)

Date: 1874 - 1875

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor Thomas Andrew Osborn Correspondence Files, Correspondence Received, Subject Files, Box 2 Folder 45

Unit ID: 454140

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Title (Main title): County organization : Elk and Chautauqua counties

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor Thomas Andrew Osborn (1873-1877) . Governor Thomas Andrew Osborn correspondence received. Subject files.

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Scope and content: A letter on February 2, 1874, from Kansas Governor Osborn, appoints Thomas Chester as Special Aid to accompany and assist Attorney General Williams in the process of executing the law in Howard County. A letter on January 28, 1874, from Eli Titus, requests the Governor or someone from his staff to assist in securing the county records and to enforce the civil law. Several documents pertain to the matter of Howard County, such as an article from Judge W. P. Campbell granting an injunction, a report from the Sheriff, District Clerk, and the Deputy County Attorney of Howard County. Additional documents also pertain to the disturbances of Howard County, Kansas.


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    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Osborn, Thomas Administration.