Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

Governor's proclamation on organization of Thomas County, Kansas - Page

To order images and/or obtain permission to use them commercially, please contact the KSHS Reference Desk at reference@kshs.org or 785-272-8681, ext. 117.


For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

These two pages are copies of the sealed but unsigned proclamation on the organization of Thomas County, Kansas by Governor Martin. Because the county had 1916 inhabitants, of whom 777 were heads of households, it met the requirements for becoming an official Kansas county. The proclamation declares Colby the temporary county seat of Thomas County.

Date: October 8, 1885

Bookbag Share Print

Governor's proclamation on organization of Thomas County, Kansas - 2Governor's proclamation on organization of Thomas County, Kansas - 4

Governor's proclamation on organization of Thomas County, Kansas - 2

Item Number: 442253
Call Number: FK2.T1 *1-*2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 442253

Copyright © 2007-2017 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.