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Hall of Irish American Protections Club to Governor John Martin

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Hall of Irish American Protections Club


Atchison Kans March 17th 1885


Whereas in the late strike between the Rail Road Company and its Employer for an

adjustment of wages Govenor John. A. Martin Exerted himself in behalf of Labor and


Whereas- it is the first instance in the history of strikes that a Govenor was found on the


side of Labor and unbiased by Capital and


Whereas This Club is composed mostly of Laboring men be it therefore Resolved [strike out: thanks]that the thanks of this Club be and the same we hereby [Tendered] to Govenor John. A. Martin for the manly way in which he settled the late strikes in favor of Labor.


Resolved-That our secretary be instructed to forward a copy of these resolutions to Govenor John. A. Martin and that the daily papers be requested to publish these resolutions


W C [Thomas] Pres

Martin. J. [Cuff] Sec



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