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

This printed version of the Constitution of the Susquehanna Western Emigration Company introduced the Company to the public, specifically individuals in and near the counties of Broome, Chenango, Delaware, and Otsego in New York State, who were eligible for assistance from the Company. The Constitution also mentioned the desire of the Company to settle a "corporate town" that would "secure all the commercial, social, and religious privileges of the old States". Citizens of said township would also be required to support temperance and freedom.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH MS 133.1
Item Number: 102108              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Bayless, John; Doolittle, William; Emigrant aid companies; Emigration and immigration; New York; Susquehanna Western Emigration Company; Town companies

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