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Kansas Does Not Want Elk County

Started by W. Gray, December 17, 2017, 01:56:56 PM

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W. Gray

Kansas Does Not Want Elk County by a vote of 59-33.

This law would have created Elk County and left the remainder of Howard County as Howard County.

Oswego Independent, Oswego, Kansas, February 14, 1874




"If one of the many corrupt...county-seat contests must be taken by way of illustration, the choice of Howard County, Kansas, is ideal." Dr. Everett Dick, The Sod-House Frontier, 1854-1890.
"One of the most expensive county-seat wars in terms of time and money lost..." Dr. Homer E Socolofsky, KSU


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