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County Affairs, Graham 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 15 Folder 2

Unit ID: 454871

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Graham 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 1880 to 1887, are from the residents and offices of Graham County, Kansas regarding county affairs to Kansas Governor John Martin. There is a copy of the Governor's Proclamation that made Graham County officially organized. There is another official letter for the designation of a permanent county seat. Multiple letters discuss the moving of county offices to other buildings. There are also warranty deeds. Graham County was organized on April 1, 1880 and named for Captain John L. Graham, a Civil War soldier with Company D, 8th Kansas Volunteers, who was killed at the Battle of Chickamauga.


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