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Insane Asylum, Osawatomie

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)

Date: 1885-1889

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Alexander Martin, Correspondence Files, Applications and endorsements for jobs, Box 10 Folder 7

Unit ID: 454805

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Title (Main title): Insane Asylum, Osawatomie

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor John Alexander Martin (1885-1889). Correspondence files. Applications and endorsements for jobs.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: These three letters, spanning February through May 1885, are from Republicans of Miami County, Kansas, F. W. Kash, and J. B. Murdock regarding the superintendent of the Osawatomie Insane Asylum to Kansas Governor John Martin. The Republicans of Miami County, Kansas recommended Reuben Smith as superintendent, while F. W. Kash and J. B. Murdock recommended G. P. True as assistant superintendent. Martin appointed Reuben Smith as superintendent.


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    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Martin, John Administration.