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County Affairs, Sherman 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 19 Folder 9

Unit ID: 454904

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Sherman 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, spanning 1886 to 1888, are from the residents and offices of Sherman County, Kansas regarding county affairs to Kansas Governor John Martin. Many of the letters are signed petitions requesting the relocation of the county seat be in the town of Voltaire. Other letters discuss the appointment of the probate judge and sheriff. There is also a county constitution. Sherman County was organized on September 20, 1886 and named for General William T. Sherman.


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