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  Certificate of Commission, Kansas Militia
Author: Topliff, Charles
Date: June 14, 1856

This is a printed certificate filled in by hand by Charles W. Topliff, Maj. General of the Kansas Militia, commissioning Samuel Wemple to 2nd Lieutenant of 7th Company G. As such, Wemple must "defend the rights and liberties" of the people of Kansas "from threatened destruction by foreign invaders, and internal foes."

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH MS P70
Item Number: 101582              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Clark, Eduard; Military; Militia; Topliff, Charles W.; Wemple, Samuel

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