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County Affairs, Logan 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 17 Folder 6

Unit ID: 454884

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Logan 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, are from the residents and offices of Logan County, Kansas regarding its organization to Kansas Governor John Martin. A Governor's Proclamation appoints an official to verify that the county meets requirements. Many of the letters are signed petitions confirming the population requirements are met for the county's organization. Other letters request the appointment of the county seat and county officials like sheriff, commissioners, clerk, and census taker. Logan County was named for Civil War General John A. Logan of Illinois and organized on September 17, 1887.


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