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This business card for Orville C. Brown, "agent for the town of Osawatomie, Kansas Territory," accompaned a list of the advantages of settling in Kansas Territory and the city of Osawatomie. A hand written note on the list indicated it was issued by O. C. Brown. The printed circular described the soil, available building materials, wood, produce and opportunities for acquiring land. It also gave the price of various livestock. The business card noted that Brown also was involved in locating land warrants and purchasing and selling claims.

Creator: Brown, Orville Chester, 1811-1904
Date: Circa 1855-1856

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Item Number: 5436
Call Number: Port Vault K 325 B814k 1856
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 5436

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