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Kansas Governor John A. Martin of Topeka telegrams Adjutant General Colonel A. B. Campbell of Parsons about conditions in Parsons during the 1886 Missouri Pacific Railway Strike. Colonel Campbell has written the governor asking permission to provide arms for the citizens of Parsons to protect the peace. In this telegram, Governor Martin asks the Colonel if it would "be better for the citizens to organize a militia company under command of Major Kniffin or some other experienced officer?"

Creator: Martin, John Alexander, 1839-1889
Date: April 5, 1886

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Item Number: 213039
Call Number: Governors Office, Martin, Correspondence, Box 29, Folder 6.
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 213039

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