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These letters, spanning 1886 to 1887, are from the residents and offices of Gray County, Kansas regarding its organization to Kansas Governor John Martin. Many of the letters are signed petitions confirming the population requirements are met for the county's organization. A Governor's Proclamation appoints an official to verify that the county meets requirements. Other letters request the appointment of the county seat and county officials like the commissioners, sheriff, clerk, and census taker. There is also a newspaper clipping about the county commissioners. Gray County was organized on July 20, 1887 and named for Alfred Gray, Secretary, Kansas Board of Agriculture.

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

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Item Number: 454873
Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Alexander Martin, Correspondence Files, Subject files , Box 16 Folder 1
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 454873

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