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    Admission of Colorado into the Union, Six Printings:
    Message of the President of the United States,
    Transmitting a Communication Addressed to him by John Evans and J. B. Chaffee, as United States Senators Elect from the State of Colorado, and other Information in Relation to the Admission of that State Into the Union. 39th Congress, 1st Session: SED10., January 12, 1866. First edition, 8vo, 34pp, stitched, uncut.

    Message of the President of the United States, Returning To the Senate the bill entitled 'An act for the admission of the State of Colorado into the Union,' with his objections to its becoming a law. 39th Congress, 1st Session: SED45, May 16, 1866. First edition, 8vo, 4 pages, stitched.

    Message of the President of the United States, The bill (S.462) 'to admit the State of Colorado into the Union,' with his objections thereto. 39th Congress, 2nd Session: SED7., January 29, 1867. First edition, 8vo, 11 pages, stitched.

    Telegraphic Despatch [sic] from Colorado, Transmitting The resolutions of a mass meeting, held February 12, on the subject of admitting that Territory into the Union. 39th Congress, 2nd Session: SED55., February 13, 1867. First edition, 8vo, 1 page.

    Memorial of Citizens of Territory of Colorado,
    Praying the Admission of that Territory as a State into the Union, and protesting against the memorial of H.M. Teller against the admission of said Territory as a State into the Union. 40th Congress, 2nd Session: SED40., February 29, 1868. First edition, 8vo, 4 pages, stitched.

    Memorial of Citizens of Colorado Territory, Remonstrating Against the admission of said Territory as a State into the Union. 40th Congress, 2nd Session: SED48., March 11, 1868. First edition, 8vo, 2 pages.

    Colorado became a Territory in 1861, but did not become a State until 1876, despite their avid pleas. President Ulysses S. Grant dubbed Colorado the "Centennial State" due to it being inducted 100 years after the founding of the United States.

    Condition: Range from light to moderate toning, some areas of dampstaining, foxing and soiling. Some of the page edges are uneven. Majority are clean copies. Overall very fine.


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