Mississippi Territorial Documents





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Mississippi -- Politics and government -- To 1865; Statehood (American politics)

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Mississippi Territorial Documents Collection, Archives and Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries


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A bill to enable the people of the Mississippi Territory to form a constitution and state government, and for the admission of such state into the union on an equal footing with the original states



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