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  Concurrent Resolutions, Topeka Legislature, House and Senate [1858]
Author: Free State Legislature
Date: no date

These handwritten copies of two, slightly different, concurrent resolutions were passed by the House and the Senate of the Topeka Free-State Legislature, probably in 1858. They established the legitimacy of the state government under the Topeka Constitution, and "respectfully urge[d] 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."

Location of Original: KSHS Call Number: History. Legislature, Resolutions and Journal, #614
Item Number: 100617 Number of images: 3
Keywords: Free state government; Free state legislature; Shawnee County, Kansas Territory; Topeka Constitution; Topeka Movement (see also Free state movement); Topeka, Kansas Territory

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