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County Affairs, Allen County

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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, Subject files , Box 13 Folder 11

Unit ID: 454852

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Allen County

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. Subject files.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: These letters are from residents of Allen County, Kansas regarding the vacancy of their sheriff position to Kansas Governor John Martin. Many recommend candidates including D. D. Britton and E. D. Cain. D. D. Britton was elected sheriff. Britton succeeded John L. Brown who died unexpectedly. One of 33 original counties established in 1855, Allen County was named after William Allen, who was an Ohio senator and governor.


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