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County Affairs, Ellsworth 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 9

Unit ID: 454865

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Ellsworth 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: This letter, dated November 2, 1886, is from the Ellsworth County, Kansas probate judge, J. C. Howard, regarding his resignation to Kansas Governor John Martin. Howard explains that his resignation is due to health. The letter includes a certification letter with signed names stating the vacancy and successor, George Seegmiller. Ellsworth County was organized on August 24, 1867 and named for Lieutenant Allen Ellsworth of the 7th Iowa Cavalry who established Fort Ellsworth in 1864.


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