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Untitled Document Concurrent Resolutions
Whereas the people of Kansas, in the absence of any legitimate government have originated a State Constitution, framed at Topeka, on the 23rd day of October, A. D. 1855, and a State government under it; and
Whereas the people have on several occasions affirmed, and re-affirmed said State organization, and have elected the present State officers and legislature in order to maintain said constitution and government as the government for the State of Kansas, Therefore
Resolved, by the Senate of the State of Kansas, the House of Representatives concurring, that we at once proceed to the completion of the organization of the State government under the Constitution, and to enact all necessary laws and regulations for the government of the same.
2nd. Resolved. - That we respectfully urge the Territorial legislature, now in session, at Lawrence, to take immediate steps for removing the present forms of a Territorial government, so that the legitimate government of the people may become the only government in Kansas
3rd Resolved. – That a copy of these resolutions, properly certified be sent forthwith to the President of the Council and the Speaker of the House of the Territorial legislature, to be laid before these respective bodies, and that we respectfully request them to give it their earliest consideration, and that they send a reply to the respective officers of the two branches of this legislative assembly

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Concurrent Resolutions
Whereas the people of Kanzas, in the absence of any legitimate government, originated, at Topeka, on the 23rd day of October, 1855, a State constitution and subsequently elected officers under the same, and
Whereas, the people have, on several occasions, affirmed and reaffirmed said Constitution and government and have elected the present State officers and Legislature in order to maintain said state organization as the Government for Kanzas, Therefore
Resolved By the House of Representatives of the State of Kanzas, the Senate concurring, that we at once proceed to complete the State government under the Constitution, and enact such laws as the necessities of the people seem to demand; and
Whereas, now as heretofore, the Federal Authority represented in the Territorial laws and Territorial Legislature, is an obstacle to the successful execution of the will of the people through the State government under the State Constitution, Therefore
Resolved, That we respectfully urge the General Assembly of the Territory of Kanzas, now in session in Lawrence, to take immediate steps to remove the forms of a Territorial government so far that it shall not obstruct and embarrass the State government
Resolved, That the speaker of this House cause a

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copy of these Preambles and Resolutions, properly authenticated, to be laid before the Council and House of Representatives of the General Assembly of the Territory of Kanzas, and that we respectfully request them to give it their earliest consideration and that they send a reply to the respective officers of the two branches of the State Legislature. Walden

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

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