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  Draft, Constitution of the Susquehanna Western Emigration Company
Author: Bayless, John ; Susquehanna Western Emigration Company
Date: December 7, 1854

This handwritten document drafted the Constitution of the Susquehanna Western Emigration Company. The Constitution specifically lists the New York counties of Broome, Chinango, Otsego, and Delaware, naming only citizens in and around them as eligible for aid from the Company. "Susquehanna" refers to the Susquehanna River, whose headwaters begin in upstate New York and empty into the Chesapeake Bay.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH MS 133.1
Item Number: 102105              Number of images: 4
Keywords: Bayless, John; Emigrant aid companies; Emigration and immigration; New York; Susquehanna Western Emigration Company

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