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Lands, Cherokee Neutral

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

Date: July -December 1869

Level of Description: Folder

Material Type: Government record

Call Number: Governor's Office, Governor James Madison Harvey, Correspondence Files, Subject Files, Box 4 Folder 120

Unit ID: 453872

Space Required/Quantity: [Not stated]

Title (Main title): Lands, Cherokee Neutral

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.

Scope and Content

Scope and content: The documents in this file pertain to various matters concerning Cherokee Neutral Lands in the State of Kansas, not all of them discussed in this note. A letter on July 29, 1869, informs Kansas Governor Harvey a mass meeting was held on the Cherokee Neutral Lands and requests the withdrawal of the Federal Troops stationed there. A letter on July 24, 1869, from Kansas Governor Harvey, informs Colonel K. Coates, he believes the Sheriff of Bourbon County can secure a party large enough to keep the peace, and if unable to then it is the Sheriff?s responsibility to ask for military aid. A petition from the Mayor and council of Baxter Spring notifies the Governor of a secret society called Land League, who are driving off settlers.


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