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County Affairs, Morton County (2)

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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 18 Folder 3

Unit ID: 454889

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Morton County (2)

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, dated September 21 to October 25, 1886, are from the residents of Morton County, Kansas regarding the temporary county seat to Kansas Governor John Martin. The residents requested that Richfield be the temporary county seat for Morton. Morton County was organized on November 17,1886 and named for Indiana Governor, and later U. S. Senator, Oliver P. Morton.


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