Item 1258 - Honorary Freedom from the City of Pietermaritzburg/Msunduzi

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ZA COM 2019-2-1-1-1258

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Honorary Freedom from the City of Pietermaritzburg/Msunduzi

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  • 25 April 1997 (Creation)

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certificate

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

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Award conferring the Honourary Freedom of the Municipality of Pietermaritzburg/Msunduzi upon Mr Mandela from the Transitional Local Council, South Africa

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Cream coloured certificate, taken out of frame for preservation. Certificate has image of a tan and white building at the top and a gold patterned strip down the left side. Certificate text is in black, red, and gold, and reads:
It is hereby certified that by resolution of the Pietermaritzburg Msunduzi Transitional Local Council the Honourary Freedom of the Municipality is conferred upon Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
in recognition of his distinguished record of service to all the people of South Africa and his particularly close association with Pietermaritzburg.
Signed by: J.J. Cross (Town Clerk) and Councilor O.A. Latiff (Mayor)
25 April 1997

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0329

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