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These letters, spanning 1885 to 1886, are from the residents and offices of Kiowa 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 register of deeds, commissioners, clerk, and census taker. Kiowa County was founded on March 23, 1886 and named for the Kiowa Indians.

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

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Item Number: 454880
Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Alexander Martin, Correspondence Files, Subject files , Box 17 Folder 2
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 454880

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