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In this letter, Kansas Governor John Martin is asking Colonel Campbell to travel to Parsons, Kansas, to determine if military support is necessary to control unrest related to the railroad strike. Governor Martin has been sympathetic with the strikers and urges the Colonel to find a peaceful settlement. In February 1885, railroad shop workers walked off the job because of a cut in pay and reduced hours of work. Governor Martin was able to negotiate a settlement to the strike but problems continued throughout Kansas, Missouri, and Texas.

Creator: Martin, John Alexander, 1839-1889
Date: April 14, 1886

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Item Number: 211915
Call Number: Governor's Office, Martin, Correspondence Received, Box 29, Folder 6
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211915

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