Item 0850 - Honorary Freedom of the City of Kingston Upon Hull

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ZA COM MR-T-1-4-0850

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Honorary Freedom of the City of Kingston Upon Hull

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  • 1993 (Creation)

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certificate

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Verified by: Lucia Raadschelders ; Date verified: 20/12/11

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Certificate admitting Mr Mandela to be an Honorary Freeman of the City of Kingston upon Hull, UK

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Cream coloured certificate housed inside red roll-up folder with two red ribbons and gold bordering. Certificate is painted with many colours, including blue, gold, red, green, purple, and yellow. Top left corner of certificate has the blue and gold logo of the City of Kingston upon Hull. A gold seal is affixed to the bottom right corner of the certificate. Certificate text, in numerous colours, reads:
City of Kingston upon Hull
The Kingston upon Hull City Council in pursuance of Section 249 (5) of the Local Government Act, 1972
Hereby confers
the Honorary Freedom of the City of Kingston upon Hull
upon Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
Hon. LLD
In appreciation of the eminent and valuable service rendered by him to the cause of freedom and in recognition of the high esteem in which he is held.
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, Esq., HonLLd
is accordingly admitted to be an
Honorary Freeman of the city of Kingston upon Hull
In witness whereof the Corporate Common Seal of the City of Kingston upon Hull was hereunto affixed on the sixth day of October 1993 in the presence of
Signed by: Lord Mayor, Town Clerh and Chief Executive

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0388

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