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Contract, D.S. Chapson commissioned by John Bayless
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.

Keywords: Bayless, John; Chapson, D.S.; Construction; Doniphan County, Kansas Territory; Highland, Kansas Territory; Hotels; Legal documents; Real estate investment; Town development

Authors: Bayless, John ; Chapson, D.S.

Contract, Highland Hotel leased to Elliot Irvin
January 14, 1859
This contract documented the lease agreement between John Bayless, owner of the Highland Hotel, and Elliot Irvin, lessee. The lease was valid for one year, under the condition that Irvin keep the hotel, barn, and outbuilding in good repair. Bayless agreed to use a portion of Irvin's rent to provide maintenance for the grounds.

Keywords: Bayless, John; Doniphan County, Kansas Territory; Highland, Kansas Territory; Hotels; Irvin, Elliot; Legal documents; Real estate investment

Authors: Bayless, John

Receipt, sale of Hotel share
July 1, 1859
This receipt documented the decision of the Secretary of the Highland Town Company, John P. Johnson, to sell his interest in the Highland Hotel, and other hotel lots in Highland, Kansas Territory, to Samuel M. Irvin. The owner of the Hotel, John Bayless, was instructed to deed Johnson's shares to Irvin.

Keywords: Bayless, John; Doniphan County, Kansas Territory; Highland, Kansas Territory; Hotels; Irvin, Samuel M.; Johnson, John P.; Real estate investment; Receipts

Authors: Johnson, John P.

Certificate of Appointment, William Bayless to Road Commissioner
August 29, 1859/September 12, 1859
This handwritten document appointed William Bayless to the office of Road Commissioner in Iowa Township, Doniphan County.

Keywords: Bayless, William; Doniphan County, Kansas Territory; Roads; Taylor, A.

Authors: Bayless, William H. ; Taylor, A.

Map, Doniphan County
ca. 1860
"Map of Doniphan County Kansas, showing the location of Highland." The map is not dated.

Keywords: Doniphan County, Kansas Territory; Highland, Kansas Territory; Maps; Missouri River

Authors: Bayless, William H. ; Taylor, A.

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