Petition for the establishment of a new territorial government to be called Dakota
A memorial, "To the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States", by the citizens of the Territory of Iowa, north of the 42nd parallel calling for the establishment of a new territorial government to be called Dakota, ca. May, 1846.
- approximately May, 1846
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11.7 Linear Feet (2 items, petition in scroll form, with a handwritten wrapper. )
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The petition, which was referred to the Committee on the Territories on May, 1846 and again on December 15, 1846, was alleged to have been found on a rubbish heap at the Capitol in Washington. The Dakota Territory was not organized until 1861.
RH VLT Misc. 1
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift. J. E. Griffin, Jr, December, 1965.
- Guide to a Memorial by the Citizens of the Territory of Iowa Collection
- Petition for the establishment of a new territorial government to be called Dakota
- lgg 23 October 1972 mg 2004
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Memorial by the Citizens of the Territory of Iowa Collection, Kansas Collection, RH Vlt Misc. 1, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas
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