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County Affairs, Rush 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 2

Unit ID: 454897

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Rush 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 Rush County, Kansas regarding county affairs to Kansas Governor John Martin. A couple of letters discuss the Statue of Liberty and the appointment of probate judge. The rest of the letters discuss the county seat, particularly the location of it. Rush County was organized on December 5, 1874 and named for Alexander Rush, Captain of Company H, Second Colored Cavalry, killed at Jenkins Ferry, Arkansas, in April, 1864.


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