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County Affairs, Clark 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 2

Unit ID: 454858

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Clark 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, are from the residents and offices of Clark 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 organization and verifying the inhabitants as well as the population number. Affidavits about organization and individual householders are the topic of various letters as well. Letters discuss other county issues like the appointment of a census taker, the county clerk, and commissioner of the District Court. Clark County was organized on May 5, 1885 and named for Charles F. Clarke, a captain in the 6th Kansas Cavalry, who was commissioned Adjutant-General on June 12, 1862.


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