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County Affairs, Comanche 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 4

Unit ID: 454860

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Comanche 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 1886, are from the residents and offices of Comanche County, Kansas regarding county affairs to Kansas Governor John Martin. Many letters discuss the organization of the county including the controversy surrounding the organization. Other letters discuss the appointment of individuals to various offices including the notary public, county clerk, county commissioners, probate judge, and the city of Coldwater as the temporary county seat. Also, a Governor's Proclamation of the official organization of Comanche County as well as the temporary county seat of Coldwater is included. Comanche County was first politically organized in 1873; however, this was fraudulently done. On February 27, 1885, the county was reorganized.


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