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Item Number: 100442
Title: Election, location of capitol of Kansas, Topeka Convention, 1855
Description: The Free-State government held a constitutional convention in Topeka from October 23 through November 11, 1855, and one of its actions was to vote on the capital of Kansas. According to these tally sheets, Topeka defeated Lawrence on the second ballot, 20 to 16. Numerous other towns received votes from the convention delegates on the first ballot.
Dates: October 23, 1855
Number of Images: 3
Call Number: History. Elections Collection, #578
Location of Original: KSHS
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