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The documents in this file pertain to various matters concerning Cherokee Neutral Lands in the State of Kansas, not all of them discussed in this note. A letter on July 29, 1869, informs Kansas Governor Harvey a mass meeting was held on the Cherokee Neutral Lands and requests the withdrawal of the Federal Troops stationed there. A letter on July 24, 1869, from Kansas Governor Harvey, informs Colonel K. Coates, he believes the Sheriff of Bourbon County can secure a party large enough to keep the peace, and if unable to then it is the Sheriff's responsibility to ask for military aid. A petition from the Mayor and council of Baxter Spring notifies the Governor of a secret society called Land League, who are driving off settlers.

Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)
Date: July -December 1869

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Item Number: 453872
Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor James Madison Harvey, Correspondence Files, Subject Files, Box 4 Folder 120
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 453872

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