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County Affairs, McPherson 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 7

Unit ID: 454885

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, McPherson 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 the month of June, 1886, are from the residents and offices of McPherson County, Kansas regarding the county surveyor to Kansas Governor John Martin. There was a vacancy for the county surveyor due to the removal of the current one, Frank Harsh. One letter is from a resident, W. B. Kelly, endorsing Arvine Bass as the successor. The second letter is from the county clerk office recommending Arvine Bass as well. McPherson County was organized on March 1, 1870 and named for Civil War General James McPherson.


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