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County Affairs, Smith 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 20 Folder 1

Unit ID: 454905

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Title (Main title): County Affairs, Smith 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 1885 to 1887, are from the residents and offices of Smith County, Kansas regarding county affairs to Kansas Governor John Martin. Letters discuss the resignations from, vacancies in, and appointments to the positions of coroner and probate judge. Endorsements and signed official petitions are among the letters. Smith County was organized on February 1, 1872 and named for Major James Nelson Smith, a Union officer killed at the Battle of Blue River near Kansas City on March 21, 1864.


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