Jump to Navigation

County Affairs, Shawnee County

View at Kansas Memory

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 7

Unit ID: 454902

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): County Affairs, Shawnee 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: This letter, dated February 19, 1886, is from the Shawnee County, Kansas surveyor regarding his resignation to Kansas Governor John Martin. Robert Giles, county surveyor, wrote his resignation explaining that he has taken a position with the Union Pacific Railway and the county commissioners have accepted his resignation. Shawnee County was one of the original 33 created by the Territorial Legislature, but the organization of October 10, 1855, was declared not official, and the county was officially reorganized in 1858. The county was named after the Shawnee Indians.


Locator Contents

Index Terms

Creators and Contributors

Agency Classification:

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