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County Affairs, Grant 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 3

Unit ID: 454872

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Grant 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 1887 to 1888, are from the residents and offices of Grant County, Kansas regarding its organization to Kansas Governor John Martin. Many of the letters are signed petitions confirming the population requirements are met for the county's organization. A Governor's Proclamation appoints an official to verify that the county meets requirements. Other letters request the appointment of the county seat and county officials like the commissioners, sheriff, clerk, and census taker. Grant County was organized on June 9, 1888 and named for General Ulysses S. Grant.

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027-04-07-06   

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Agency Classification:

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