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  Quit-Claim Deed and Bond for Robert G. Elliott
Author: Elliott, Robert G.
Date: November 15, 1855

Quit-Claim Deed of Robert G. Elliott signing his share of ownership of lot #12 on Massachusetts Street over to his business partner, Josiah Miller. The two men founded and produced the Kansas Free State newspaper in Lawrence, Kansas Territory. Miller, however, later preferred to buy out his partner, as Elliott "did not have enough money to contribute" to producing the newspaper.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH MS 4:I.14
Item Number: 101643              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Business enterprises; Elliott, Robert G.; Kansas Free State (newspaper); Miller, Josiah; Newspaper buildings; Newspapers; Town lots

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