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Strike, Missouri Pacific Railroad (Telegrams)

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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 29 Folder 7

Unit ID: 455079

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): Strike, Missouri Pacific Railroad (Telegrams)

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 telegrams, spanning March through April 1886, are from county sheriffs, the Adjutant General, district attorneys, and other individuals regarding the Missouri Pacific Railroad Strike to Kansas Governor John Martin. They discuss the conditions of the strike including the number of increasing strikers (1,000), the length of the strike, the proclamation issued by the governor, the enforcement of the laws by the sheriff, and the support needed (i.e.- a militia).


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