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These letters, spanning 1887 to 1888, are from the offices and residents of Haskell 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 temporary county seat and county officials like the commissioners, clerk, and census taker. Haskell County was organized on July 1, 1887 and named for Dudley C. Haskell of Lawrence, a former military man who died while serving the state as a Congressman in 1883, and contains the cities of Satanta and Sublette.

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


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Item Number: 454877
Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Alexander Martin, Correspondence Files, Subject files , Box 16 Folder 5
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 454877

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