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  Contract, Charles Blair and John Brown for fabrication of spears
Author: Blair, Charles ; Brown, John , 1800-1859
Date: March 30, 1857

Executed on March 30, 1857, with this agreement Blair promised to produce and deliver "One Thousand Spears; with handles fitted of equal quality to one doz already made and sent to Springfield, Mass." Specifications are briefly described, and then the contract reads: "In consideration whereof, John Brown late of Kansas" agreed to make a partial payment of $500 within ten days and another $450 as a final payment thirty days later.

Location of Original: KSHS         Call Number: John Brown Collection, #299, Box 1, Folder 21
Item Number: 102601              Number of images: 3
Keywords: Blair, Charles; Brown, John, 1800-1859; Collinsville, Connecticut; Free state cause; Jayhawkers; Kansas Territory; Weapons (see also Guns)

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