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County Affairs, Meade 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 8

Unit ID: 454886

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Meade 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 1885, are from the residents and offices of Meade County, Kansas regarding its organization to Kansas Governor John Martin. Letters discuss the appointment of county officials like the coroner, commissioners, clerk, and census taker. There are official certificates of election. 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 and a temporary county seat. Meade County was organized on November 4, 1885.


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