Item 0901 - Honorary Freedom and Honorary Freeman of the City of Beaufort West

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ZA COM MR-T-1-2-0901

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Honorary Freedom and Honorary Freeman of the City of Beaufort West

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  • 11 September 1993 (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 Honorary Freedom and Freeman of the town of Beaufort West upon Mr Mandela in appreciation of his many contributions by the ANC Beaufort West Branch, South Africa

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White certificate on off white background, taken out of frame for preservation. Top of certificate has ANC logo. Certificate has gold border. Text is in black, gold, and green, and reads as follows:
The ANC Baufort West Branch
to
President Dr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
Whereas the inhabitants of Beaufort West are duly aware of and have great appreciation for the fame which you as a son of Africa gained for your commitment, dedication, and contribution to the Liberation of all South Africans, both Black and White.
And whereas there exists great appreciation for the exceptionally competent manner in which you guided the struggle of the oppressed masses in South Africa, it is the wish of the local ANC Branch and all Mass Democratic Movement Forces together with the inhabitants of Beaufort West to express their gratitude and recognition of these attributes and it is hereby proclaimed that by virtue of the oppressed people empowered by your firm stance for Frededom and Democracy to confer upon
Dr Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela
The Honorary Freedom
of the Town of Baufort West snd do admit him to be an Honorary Freeman of the town
Signed this 11th Day of September 1993 on behalf of the ANC and Mass Democratic Movement Structures.

Signatures from ANC, Action Committee, ANC Youth League, Mandlenkosi Civic Association, SADTU, Minister's Fraternal

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Nelson Mandela Awards Database ID: A0323

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