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County Affairs, Cloud 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 3

Unit ID: 454859

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Cloud 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 1889, are from the residents and offices of Cloud County, Kansas regarding county affairs to Kansas Governor John Martin. Many letters discuss the unexpected death of the current sheriff, John D. Wilson, and filling the vacancy. Daniel C. Wilson, the under sheriff of John D. Wilson, is the only candidate and has multiple recommendations as well as signed petitions for his appointment. Other letters discuss the vacancy of the county coroner due to the resignation of E. Howel, which is included among the letters. S. C. Pigman is recommended for the appointment and includes his application. Cloud County was organized on September 6, 1866 and named in honor of Colonel William F. Cloud, a Civil War hero.


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