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Nicodemus Town Company certificate

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Creator: Nicodemus Town Company

Date: Between 1880 and 1882

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Photograph

Call Number: E185 1880c *3

Unit ID: 336

Summary: This certificate for the Nicodemus Town Company was used to acknowledge membership which, along with a five dollar fee, was required of every emigrant seeking to settle in Nicodemus. The certificate is blank. Nicodemus, in Graham County, was an African American settlement founded in 1877. A driving force behind the creation of the colony was William R. Hill, whose name appears on the bottom of the certificate.

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Title (Main title): Nicodemus Town Company certificate


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