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County Affairs, Phillips 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 18 Folder 8

Unit ID: 454894

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Phillips 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 to 1888, are from the residents and offices of Phillips County, Kansas regarding the county surveyor to Kansas Governor John Martin. Jacob Poppen wrote his resignation from the county surveyor. William B. Stubert and F. R. Weeks both have endorsements and signed petitions for their appointment. Phillips County was organized on July 26, 1872 and named for William Phillips, a free-state resident who was tarred and feathered in Leavenworth County in 1855, forced to leave, and killed a year later by ruffians.


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