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  Concurrent Resolutions, New York State Senate, Relative to Territorial Legislation
Author: New York State Senate
Date: January 5, 1858

This resolution proposes guidelines for the creation of a constitution in Kansas Territory, stating that any adopted constitution must not conflict with laws of the "general government" [United States federal government], but also that it must be fairly approved by the voters of the territory and not imposed upon them by any governing body.

Location of Original: KU         Call Number: RH P56
Item Number: 101569              Number of images: 2
Keywords: Constitutions; Kansas Territory. Legislature; National politics; New York; New York State Senate; Popular sovereignty; United States Government

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