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County Affairs, Greeley 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 16 Folder 2

Unit ID: 454874

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Greeley 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 Greeley County, Kansas regarding its organization to Kansas Governor John Martin. Many letters are preparing for the official organization of the county by appointing county officials like the census taker, clerk, sheriff, and commissioners. Other letters from the Governor's office appoint an official to verify that the county meets requirements. Greeley County was organized on July 6, 1888 and named for Horace Greeley, editor of the New York Tribune.


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