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In this telegram, W.W. Fagan, superintendent for the Missouri Pacific Railroad at Atchison, Kansas, asks Kansas Governor John Martin of Topeka for militia support. Missouri Pacific Railway workers had been on strike since February 1885. Organized by the Knights of Labor, the dispute started in October 1884 when workers received a 10% pay reduction causing them to be the lowest paid workers in the tri-state area.

Creator: Fagan, W.W.
Date: March 9, 1885

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W.W. Fagan to Governor John Martin - 1

Item Number: 212895
Call Number: Governors Office, Martin, Correspondence, Box 29 Folder 5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 212895

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