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    Constitution of the State of Texas, Adopted by the Constitutional Convention, Begun and Held at the City of Austin, on the Sixth day of September, 1875. Galveston: Printed at the "News" Steam Book and Job establishment, [1875]. 8vo, 36 pages. Publisher's original printed wraps. Clear dust jacket. Housed in a quarter bound slipcase in green leather and tan cloth with matching chemise. Title in gilt stamped on the spine. Former owner's name written on the front wrap. Ink notations scattered through the first twelve pages; spot of staining on page 11-12. Chipping and light staining of the front wrap. Overall toning with a few scattered spots of foxing.

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    Following the end of Reconstruction, the Democrats in Texas took the first opportunity to eject the "Republican" Constitution of 1869. The new Constitution was adopted the following year and is still in force in the state of Texas today.



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