Kansas MemoryKansas Memory

Kansas Historical SocietyKansas Historical Society

County Affairs, Ellsworth County - Page

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

For more information see the Copyright and Permission FAQ.

This letter, dated November 2, 1886, is from the Ellsworth County, Kansas probate judge, J. C. Howard, regarding his resignation to Kansas Governor John Martin. Howard explains that his resignation is due to health. The letter includes a certification letter with signed names stating the vacancy and successor, George Seegmiller. Ellsworth County was organized on August 24, 1867 and named for Lieutenant Allen Ellsworth of the 7th Iowa Cavalry who established Fort Ellsworth in 1864.

Creator: Kansas. Governor (1885-1889 : Martin)
Date: 1885-1889

Bookbag Share Print

County Affairs, Ellsworth County - 1County Affairs, Ellsworth County - 2County Affairs, Ellsworth County - 3County Affairs, Ellsworth County - 4

County Affairs, Ellsworth County - 1

Item Number: 454865
Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Alexander Martin, Correspondence Files, Subject files , Box 14 Folder 9
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 454865

Copyright © 2007-2024 - Kansas Historical Society - Contact Us
This website was developed in part with funding provided by the Information Network of Kansas.