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County Affairs, Pratt 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 19 Folder 1

Unit ID: 454896

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Pratt 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 1886 to 1887, are from the residents and offices of Pratt County, Kansas regarding county affairs to Kansas Governor John Martin. The letters discuss various topics including farmer issues, sheriff affairs, the moving of county records to the county, the county seat, and military affairs. Pratt County was organized on July 25, 1879 and named for Caleb Pratt, who migrated from Massachusetts to Lawrence, became active in politics, served in the First Kansas Infantry in the Civil War and was killed during the War.


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