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County Affairs, Cheyenne 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 14 Folder 1

Unit ID: 454857

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Cheyenne 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, spanning 1885 to 1887, are from the residents and offices of Cheyenne County, Kansas regarding county affairs to Kansas Governor John Martin. Many of the letters discuss the organization of the county. There are multiple signed petitions requesting reorganization with the claim that their population meets the requirements for the number of electors. Affidavits about reorganization and a long list of names of the land owners in the county are the topic of various letters as well. Letters discuss other county issues like the appointment of a census taker. Organized March 20, 1873, a permanent county seat was established in St. Francis in 1889.


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