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County Affairs, Cowley 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 5

Unit ID: 454861

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Cowley 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 August through December of 1887, are from the Cowley County, Kansas Clerk's office regarding the surveyor and coroner positions to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters discussing the vacancy in the surveyor position include the resignation of W. A. Haighs and the recommendation of B. R. Finch. The letters discussing the vacancy in the coroner position include the certification of the removal of H. L. Wells and the recommendation of H. D. Cooper. Cowley County was organized on February 28, 1870 and named for First Lieutenant Matthew Cowley, C. I, Ninth Kansas Cavalry, who was killed at Little Rock, Arkansas, in August, 1864.


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