Item 0043 - Honorary Freedom of the City of Sheffield

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ZA COM 2019-2-1-2-0043

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Honorary Freedom of the City of Sheffield

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certificate

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

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Honorary Freedom of the city, UK

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Cream coloured certificate housed in rolling green folder with gold bordering and green ribbon. Certificate has the Coat of Arms of the City of Sheffield in the upper left corner. Multi-coloured flowery border extends down the left side. Gold seal of the City of Sheffield is stamped in the lower right corner of certificate. Certificate text, in black, red, green, gold, and purple, reads:
City of Sheffield
Metropolitan District
At a special Meeting of the Council of the City of Sheffield, held in the Council Chamber within the Town Hall, Sheffield, on Monday, the 15th of February, 1993,
It was resolved:
That under and by virtue of the provisions of Section 249 (5) of the Local Government Act, the Honorary Freedom of the City of Sheffield be conferred upon Mr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
President of the African National Congress in pursuance of the Council's anti-Apartheid policies and its commitment to the struggle for freedom in South Africa, and in recognition of the part he has played in that struggle.
Signed by: Lord Mayor, Chief Executive

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General Inscription: Lord Mayor and Chief Executive

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0416

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