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These letters, spanning June through July 1885, are from state officials and other individuals regarding Native Americans to Kansas Governor John Martin. Most of the letters discuss encounters and opinions of Cheyenne Americans. Other letters discuss the status of various forts/cities/towns among the conflicts as well as the needed supplies for future conflict. The Arapaho, Cheyenne, Comanche, Kansa, Kiowa, Osage, Pawnee, and Wichita are tribes that are considered native to present day Kansas. After 1830, nearly 30 tribes were given land in the areas. Among these tribes were the Cherokee, Chippewa, Delaware, Iowa, Iroquois, Kaskaskia, Kickapoo, Munsee, Ottawa, Peoria, Piankashaw, Potawatomi, Quapaw, Sac and Fox, Shawnee, Stockbridge, Wea, and Wyandot.

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

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Item Number: 454956
Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor John Alexander Martin, Correspondence Files, Subject files , Box 23 Folder 7
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 454956

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