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In this letter, the local authorities of Labette County, Kansas, plead with Kansas governor John Martin for militia support to preserve order in Parsons during the railroad strike of 1886. 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: Woodward, C.B.
Date: April 1, 1886

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Item Number: 211992
Call Number: Governor's Office , Martin, Correspondence, Box 29, Folder 6.
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 211992

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