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John Pennington, Governor certificate, Dakota Territory
John Pennington, Governor certificate, Dakota Territory
TitleJohn Pennington, Governor certificate, Dakota Territory
Date of Original1874-07-23
DescriptionView of a certificate singed by the Governor of Dakota Territory, John Pennington, in 1874 making Frank P. Wright the Commissioner for Burbank County in Dakota Territory.
General SubjectPolitics & Government
Subject (LCTGM)Certificates
Seals (Insignia)
County government
Government employees
Government officials
Politics & government
Personal NameWright, Frank P.
Pennington, John L., 1829-1900
Organization NameDakota Territory. Governor (1874-1878 : Pennington)
LocationDakota Territory
Yankton (S.D.)
Barnes County (N.D.)
Item NumberBC57
Format of OriginalDocuments
Dimensions of Original22 x 28 cm.
Transcription"THE TERRITORY OF DAKOTA. LIBERTY AND UNION, NOW AND FOREVER, ONE AND INSEPARABLE. John L. Pennington, Governor. To all to Whom these Presents shall Come, Greeting: Know Ye, That reposing special First and Confidence in the integrity and Ability of Frank P. Wright of Burbank County and Dakota Territory I, John L. Pennington, Governor of the Territory of Dakota, in the name and by the authority confided in me, do hereby APPOINT and COMMISSION him, the said Francis P. Wright, a Commissioner for Burbank County, D.T. and do authorize, empower and require him to execute and fulfil the duties of said office, with all the rights, authorities, privileges and emoluments thereunto appertaining, until his successer is duly Elected and qualified. IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Great Seal of the Territory. Done at Yankton, the Capital of said Territory, this 23 day of July in the year of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and seventy-four. John L. Pennington, Governor. Os__ ____ Secretary. _otaian Print. Great Seal, Dakota Territory."
Repository InstitutionBarnes County Historical Society
Repository CollectionBarnes County Historical Society Photograph Collection
Credit LineBarnes County Historical Society (BC57)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Owned by Barnes County Historical Society.
Ordering InformationBarnes County Historical Society address:
315 Central Ave. N.
Valley City, ND 58072
Phone number: 701-845-0966
Fax: 701-845-4282
GrantNHPRC SNAP Grant 2008-2009, NAR08-RC-10021-08
Digital IDdmBC57
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