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County Affairs, Jefferson 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 6

Unit ID: 454878

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Jefferson 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 April 1888, are from the offices and residents of Jefferson County regarding the county surveyor to Kansas Governor John Martin. There are three letters. O. Hosford wrote his resignation from the county surveyor. The other two letters are also signed petitions from the Board of Jefferson County Commissioners and county clerk offices choosing Thomas Riggs to succeed Hosford. Jefferson county was one of the original 33 counties created by the Territorial Legislature. It was organized on March 27, 1856 and named for Thomas Jefferson.


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