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Military affairs : federal

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

Date: 1873, 1874, 1876

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor Thomas Andrew Osborn Correspondence Files, Correspondence Received, Subject Files, Box 4 Folder 66

Unit ID: 454161

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Title (Main title): Military affairs : federal

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 from Brigadier Major General, John Pope, on February 11, 1873, informs the governor that he had a recent order from the president to withdraw the U.S. troops from the Cherokee neutral lands. A letter on April 9, 1873, states General Pope has ordered a camp of two companies of cavalry to the west and south of Wichita, with the instruction to scout in that vicinity and along the southern line of Kansas during the Summer. A telegraph asking Governor Osborn to apply to the Secretary of War for ammunition for the State Militia.


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