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  Contract, D.S. Chapson commissioned by John Bayless
Author: Bayless, John ; Chapson, D.S.
Date: July 23, 1857

This document outlined the terms of agreement between John Bayless, President of the Highland Town Company, and D.S. Chapson, whom Bayless commissioned the construction of a brick hotel. The contract described the specifications of the building, including its size and materials used, and designated the following March as the hotel's completion date.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH MS 133.2
Item Number: 102118              Number of images: 3
Keywords: Bayless, John; Chapson, D.S.; Construction; Doniphan County, Kansas Territory; Highland, Kansas Territory; Hotels; Legal documents; Real estate investment; Town development

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