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The Delaware Town Company of Lawrence issued this certificate to validate Samuel F. Tappan's ownership of one share of town stock valued at $500. Investors in Delaware City promoted the town as the point on the Missouri River from which freight could be shipped to Lawrence most cheaply.

Date: July 8, 1857

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Item Number: 6947
Call Number: James Abbott Coll. #252 Box 2 Folder 10
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 6947

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