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Certificate, Lecompton Town Company, one share
Author: Lecompton Town Company
Date: July 10, 1856

William L. Blair was issued this certificate for one share of stock in the Lecompton Town Company on July 10, 1856, signed by the company's secretary, Samuel J. Jones, notorious sheriff of Douglas County. The certificate was apparently transferred at some point to J. A. Halderman.

Keywords: Blair, William L.; Certificates; Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Halderman, John Adams; Jones, Samuel J. (Sheriff); Lecompton Town Company; Lecompton, Kansas Territory; Town companies; Town site speculation

Photograph, Governor's Mansion, Lecompton, Kansas Territory, 1856
Author: Unknown
Date: 1857

Photograph of an illustration showing the Governor's Mansion, Lecompton, Kansas Territory, 1856, copied from Harper's Weekly, June 6, 1857.

Keywords: Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Houses; Lecompton buildings; Lecompton, Kansas Territory; Periodical illustrations; Photographs and Illustrations

Photograph, Lecompton, Kansas Territory, 1858
Author: Beaulieu
Date: 1858

Photograph of an illustration showing the city of Lecompton, the current territorial capital of Kansas, copied from Leslie's, December 25, 1858.

Keywords: Cities and towns; Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Lecompton, Kansas Territory; Periodical illustrations; Photographs and Illustrations

Photograph, Lecompton, Kansas, 1861.
Author: No authors specified.
Date: 1861

An exterior view of the U. S. Land Office building, Lecompton, Kansas, 1861.

Keywords: Douglas County, Kansas Territory; Lecompton buildings; Lecompton, Kansas Territory; Photographs and Illustrations; United States. General Land Office

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