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Item Number: 100158
Title: Advertisement, Emigrant's Intelligence Office
Description: This advertisement by Whitman and Searl, Lawrence, Kansas Territory, stated that they were proposing to open an Emigrant's Intelligence Office to "meet the urgent demands by emigrants, for accurate and reliable information in regard to the different sections of the Territory." Apparently, they had worked to create a map of Kansas, which made them qualified for this task. They also offered their services as general land agents and wrote that they "are also prepared to lay out town sites and to survey farm claims," to "negotiate the sale and transfer of town property," and to "investigate the validity of titles."
Dates: June 15, 1856
Number of Images: 1
Call Number: Port Vault K 978.1 -D74 W592e 1856
Location of Original: KSHS
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