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County affairs : Coffey County

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Creator: Kansas. Governor (1869-1873 : Harvey)

Date: 1871 - 1872

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor James Madison Harvey, Correspondence Files, Subject Files, Box 3 Folder 82

Unit ID: 453834

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Title (Main title): County affairs : Coffey County

Part of: Records of the Kansas Governor's Office. Records of the Kansas Governor's Office : administration of Governor James Madison Harvey (1869-1873). Governor James Madison Harvey Correspondence. Subject Files.

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Scope and content: A petition from citizens of Coffey County, Kansas, request Governor Harvey appoints Martin B. Hoover to the office of Sheriff. A letter from William A. Allison informs the Governor that the person selected as Sheriff of Coffey County was done so in fraud. Additional documents are concerning the recent passing of the Sheriff elected, John Chess. Many of the correspondent's requests the Governor fill the vacancy by appointing Martin B. Hoover as the Sheriff for their county.


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    Kansas State Agencies. Governor's Office. Specific Administrations. Harvey, James Administration.