Contains 1 Collection or Record:
Letter and constitution
File — Box: WSC001, Folder: W 0135.01
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This constitution and letter is related to The American Land Settlement Company, a New York-based company which sold plots of land to settlers moving to the Kansas territory. The company's constitution outlines the company's intent to purchase 240 acres of land in the Kansas territory and form a county, providing settlers with support to create a municipal government and a community infrastructure. The constitution is signed by G. W. Brown, a company agent, and dated 1854. ...