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These letters, spanning 1887, are from the residents and offices of Stanton County, Kansas regarding its organization to Kansas Governor John Martin. Many of the letters are signed petitions confirming the population requirements are met for its organization. There is a Governor's Proclamation electing an official to verify the requirements. Other letters and signed petitions discuss the appointment of a temporary county seat, census taker, commissioners, clerk, and sheriff. Stanton County was organized on June 17, 1887 and named for Edwin M. Stanton, Abraham Lincoln's Secretary of War.

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

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Item Number: 454907
Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Alexander Martin, Correspondence Files, Subject files , Box 20 Folder 3
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 454907

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