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  Stock Certificate, one share of Delaware City town lots
Author: No authors specified.
Date: July 8, 1857

The Delaware Town Company of Lawrence issued this certificate which documented Samuel F. Tappan's ownership of one share of town stock valued at $500. Investors in Delaware City promoted the town as the point on the Missouri River from which freight could be shipped to Lawrence most cheaply.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: James Abbott Collection, #252, Box 2 Folder 10
Item Number: 102486              Number of images: 1
Keywords: Business enterprises; Delaware City, Kansas Territory; Delaware Town Company of Lawrence; Emery, James Stanley; Prentiss, S.B.; Tappan, S. F. (Samuel Forster), d. 1913; Town shares

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