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  Certificate of appointment of G.W. Brown as agent for the Kansas Executive Committee
Author: Free State Executive Committee
Date: December 10, 1855

Certificate issued by the Free State Executive Committee appointing George Washington Brown, editor of the Herald of Freedom newspaper, as its agent to pursue immediate admission of Kansas as a state under the provisions of the Topeka Constitution. James H. Lane signed the certificate as chairman of the Executive Committee.

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: George Washington Brown Collection, #297, Box 1, Folder 1
Item Number: 100201 Number of images: 1
Keywords: Brown, George W. (George Washington), 1820-1915; Certificates; Free state cause; Free state government; Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866; Topeka Constitution

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