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These letters, spanning 1886, are from the residents and offices of Gove County, Kansas regarding the county's organization to Kansas Governor John Martin. A majority of the letters are signed petitions confirming that the population requirements are met to make Gove City a temporary county seat. There are also newspaper clippings regarding the organization of Gove County. A Governor's Proclamation appoints a census taker for Gove County. Lastly, a letter from the Kansas State Executive Department makes the organization of Gove County official. Gove county was organized on September 2, 1886 and named for Union soldier Grenville L. Gove, Company F, 11th Kansas Cavalry.

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

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Item Number: 454870
Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Alexander Martin, Correspondence Files, Subject files , Box 15 Folder 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 454870

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