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These letters, spanning 1885 to 1888, are from the residents and offices of Stevens County, Kansas regarding county affairs to Kansas Governor John Martin. Letters, including endorsements and signed petitions, discuss the resignations from, vacancies in, and appointments to the positions of sheriff, census taker, clerk, and probate judge. Letters and signed petitions request the appointment of the temporary county seat in the town of Hugoton. The case of Wood and Price is also discussed. Many of the letters are signed petitions confirming the population requirements are met for its organization. There is a Governor's Proclamation claiming the official organization of the county. Stevens County was organized on August 3, 1885 and named for Thaddeus Stevens.

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

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Item Number: 454908
Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Alexander Martin, Correspondence Files, Subject files , Box 20 Folder 4
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 454908

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