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COLORADO:

Pages.

Treaty with France ceding Louisiana-1803 .......

687-690

Convention between the United States and Texas—1838.....

............

1163-1164

Treaty with Mexico ceding Texas—1848....................

185-194

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Colorado-1861

212-217

Act of Congress enabling Colorado to become a State-1875 ...........

217-219

Constitution of Colorado-1876..........

219-248

CONNECTICUT :

Fundamental orders of Connecticut-1638–39 ..........

249–252

Charter of Connecticut-1662

252-257

Constitution of Connecticut-1776 ........

257-258

Constitution of Connecticut-1818..

258-266

Amendments to the constitution of 1818......

266-269

DELAWARE:

Charter of Delaware-1701

270-273

Constitution of Delaware—1776.........

273-278

Constitution of Delaware-1792 ........

278-288

Amendment to the constitution of 1792......

Constitution of Delaware-1831 ........

289-302

Amendments to the constitution of 1831...

303

FLORIDA:

Prerogatives granted to Christopher Columbus—1492 .......

304-305

Bull of Pope Alexander conceding America to Spain—1493 ........

305-307

Treaty with Spain fixing boundaries—1795 ..........

307-308

Treaty with Spain ceding Florida - 1819......

308-312

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Florida—1822

313-316

Constitution of Florida-1838.

317-331

Act of Congress enabling Florida to become a State-1845.... ....

331-332

Constitution of Florida-1865

332-346

Constitution of Florida-- 1868......

347–364

Amendments to the constitution of 1868...

365-368

GEORGIA:

Charter of Georgia–1732............

369-377

Constitution of Georgia-1777 ......

377-383

Constitution of Georgia--1789 .........

384-387

Constitution of Georgia-1798........

388-396

Amendments to the constitution of 1798

396-401

Constitution of Georgia-1865 .........

402-411

Constitution of Georgia-1868 ...

411-426

ILLINOIS :

Act of cession by Virginia–1783...........

427-428

Deed of cession from Virginia--1784 ...........

Act of Congress establishing the northwest territorial government-1787. .... 429-432

Act of ratification by Virginia—1788.

433

Supplementary act of Congress establishing the Northwest Territory—1789....... 433

Act of Congress dividing the northwest territorial government-1800. .....

434,435

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Illinois-1809 ..... 435-436

Act of Congress enabling Illinois to become a State—1818...... .....

436-438

Ordinance by Illinois accepting the enabling act-1818......

438-439

Constitution of Illinois-1818............................

439-449

Resolution of Congress declaring the admission of Illinois-1818..

449

Constitution of Illinois--1848 ........

449-470

Amendment to the constitution of 1848..........

470

Constitution of Illinois, 1870 ...............

470-495

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INDIANA:

Pages.

Act of cession by Virginia—1783. ........

427-428

Deed of cession from Virginia—1784.........

Act of Congress establishing the northwest territorial government—1787 ...

429-432

Act of ratification by Virginia—1788................

433

Supplementary act of Congress establishing the Northwest Territory—1789.....

433

Act of Congress dividing the northwest territorial government-1800........ 434-435

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Indiana-1809...

435-436

Supplementary act of Congress establishing the Territory of Indiana-1814.

497

Act of Congress enabling Indiana to become a State-1816......

497-499

Ordinance by Indiana accepting the enabling act-1816........

499

Constitution of Indiana-1816.......

499-512

Resolution of Congress declaring the admission of Indiana—1816..

512

Constitution of Indiana—1851....

512-527

Amendment to the constitution of 1851.................

527

IOWA:

Treaty with France ceding Louisiana-1803 ............................... 687-690

Act of Congress establishing the district government of Louisiana-1804.......... 691–695

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Louisiana–1805 .... 697-698

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Missouri-- 1812.... 1097-1101

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Michigan-1834.....

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Iowa-1838....... 528-533

Act of Congress enabling Iowa to become a State—1845 ...

331-332

Supplementary enabling act for Iowa-1845.............

534-535

Act of Congress defining the boundaries of Iowa—1846..

535-536

Constitution of Iowa-1846...

536-551

Act of Congress declaring the admission of Iowa—1846...

551-552

Constitution of Iowa—1857...........

552-567

KANSAS:

Treaty with France ceding Louisiana-1803.........

687-690

Act of Congress establishing the district government of Louisiana-1804.......... 691-695

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Louisiana-1805..... 697-698

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Missouri-1812........ 1097-1101

Treaty with Spain ceding California-1848....

...... 163-172

Act of Congress declaring the admission of Texas-1850......

1164-1165

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Kansas-1854......... 569-580

Constitution of Kansas--1857.

580-613

Constitution of Kansas--1858.

613-629

Constitution of Kansas—1859................

629-644

Amendments to the constitution of 1859...

KENTUCKY:

The three charters of Virginia—1606, 1609, 1611-'12......

1888-1902

Constitution of Virginia—1776 ......

.........

1910-1912

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government south of the Ohio–1790...

Act of Congress declaring the admission of Kentucky-1791..

646-647

Constitution of Kentucky-1792.......

.... 647-656

Constitution of Kentucky--1799..........

657-668

Constitution of Kentucky--1850.

668-686

LOUISIANA:

Treaty with France ceding Louisiana- 1803 - .....

687-690

Act of Congress for taking possession of Louisiana-1803 ...,

690

Act of Congress establishing the district government of Louisiana--1804. ........ 691-695

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Orleans-1805 ....... 696-697

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Louisiana-1805. 697–698

Act of Congress enabling Louisiana to become a State-1811.

699-700

Constitution of Louisiana-1812.................

700-709

Act of Congress declaring the admission of Louisiana-1812......

709710

Act of Congress cnlarging the limits of Louisiana-1812........

701

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LOUISIANA-Continued.

Constitution of Louisiana-1845.......

Constitution of Louisiana- 1852..

Constitution of Louisiana-1864 ..

Constitution of Louisiana-1868 ....

Amendments to the constitution of 1868......

MAINE:

The charter of Acadia-1603 .....

The first charter of Virginia—1606............

Royal grant of the Province of Maine--1639......

Royal grant of the Province of Maine-1664....

Royal grant of the Province of Maine-1674 ....

The second charter of Massachusetts Bay .......

The constitution of Maine-1820 ......

Amendments to the constituton of 1820 .....

Cession of Maine by the State of Massachusetts—1820....

Act of Congress declaring the admission of Maine-1820.

MARYLAND:

The charter of Maryland-1632..

Constitution of Maryland -1776 ............

Amendments to the constitution of 1776 ..

Constitution of Maryland-1851..

Constitution of Maryland—1864 .......

Constitution of Maryland-1867 ........

Amendments to the constitution of 1867...

MASSACHUSETTS :

The first charter of Virginia-1606 .........

The charter of New England—1620......

Agreement between the settlers at New Plymouth-1620

The charter of Massachusetts Bay-1629....

The charter of Massachusetts Bay-1691 .........

Explanatory charter of Massachusetts Bay—1726. ...

Constitution of Massachusetts-1780...

Amendments to the constitution of 1780.......

MICHIGAN:

Act of cession by virginia-1703...................

Deed of cession from Virginia—1784.......

Act of Congress establishing the northwest territorial government-1787.

Act of ratification by Virginia–1788 .......

..........

Act of Congress establishing the northwest territorial government-1789.....

Act of Congress dividing the northwest territorial government-1800...

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Michigan-1805 ...

Constitution of Michigan-1835 ........

Amendments to the constitution of 1835 .....

Act of Congress enabling Michigan to become a State-1836..

Act of Congress for the admission of Michigan-1837....

Constitution of Michigan—1850 .......

Amendments to the constitution of 1850..

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PART II.

MINNESOTA:
Act of cession by Virginia—1783.........

427-428
Act of Congress establishing the Northwest Territory-1787 ..... ............ 429-432
Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Indiana-1800.

434-435
Treaty with France ceding Louisiana-1803.............................

625-626
Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Illinois-180g......... 363-364
Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Missouri-1812 ....... 1020-1024

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MINNESOTA-Continued.

Pages.
Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Michigan-1834.....
Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Wisconsin-1836 ...... 2021-2025
Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Iowa—1838 .......... 528-533
Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Minnesota—1849....... 1022-1027
Act of Congress enabling Minnesota to become a State-1857 .........

1027-1028
Constitution of Minnesota-1857 ........

.......... 1029-1044

Amendments to the constitution of 1857........

.................................... 1044-1047

Act of Congress for the admission of Minnesota—1858....

1047-1048

MISSISSIPPI :

Proprietary charter of Carolina-1663 .......

1382-1390

Proprietary charter of Georgia—1732 .

297-305

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Mississippi-1798 ..... 1049-1050

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Mississippi—1800...... 1051-1052

Act of Congress extending the right of suffrage in the Territory of Mississippi-1808 1052

Act of Congress enabling Mississippi to become a State--1817 .................. 1052–1054

Constitution of Mississippi-1817.....

.. 1054-1066

Act of Congress for the admission of Mississippi-1817 ......

1067

Constitution of Mississippi—1832 ..

1067-1079

Ordinances and amendments to the constitution of 1832 ...

1079-1080

Constitution of Mississippi—1868

1081-1096

Amendments to the constitution of 1868 ......

1096

MISSOURI:

Treaty with France ceding Louisiana--1803 ........

687-690

Act of Congress establishing the district government of Louisiana-1804 ......... 691-695

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Louisiana-1805....... 696-697

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Missouri—1812 ....... 1097-1101

Act of Congress amending the act establishing the territorial government of Mis-

souri-1816 .........

IIOI

Act of Congress enabling Missouri to become a State-1820 ...

1102-1104

Constitution of Missouri—1820.........

1104-1119

Amendments to the constitution of 1820.

1119-1123

Ordinances of the convention of Missouri—1861-63.....

1123-1136

Constitution of Missouri—1865.........

.... 1136-1157

Ordinances of the convention of Missouri-1865..

1157-1163

Amendments to the constitution of 1865.

.. 1163-1165

Constitution of Missouri–1875.......

1165-1198

Ordinance of the convention of Missouri–1875 .......

... 1198–1199

NEBRASKA:

Treaty with France ceding Louisiana—1803........

687-690

Act of Congress establishing the district government of Louisiana--1804.......... 691-695
Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Louisiana-1805 ....... 696-697
Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Missouri—1812 ....... 1097-1101
Act of Congress enabling Missouri to become a State-1820 ....

1102–1104
Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo with Spain-1843 .......

163-172

Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Nebraska and Kansas.. 569-580

Act of Congress enabling Nebraska to become a State-1864..

1201-1203

Constitution of Nebraska—1866–67....

1203-1213

Act of Congress for the admission of Nebraska—1867 ................. ...... 1213-1214

Constitution of Nebraska–1875....

1214-1235

NEVADA:
Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo with Spain—1843 .............

......... 163-172
Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Utah-1850. .......... 1236-1240
Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Nevada—1861 ........ 1240-1245
Act of Congress enabling Nevada to become a State—1864 ...

.... 1245-1247
Constitution of Nevada-1864.............

.. 1247-1269

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New HAMPSHIRE:

Pages.

Proprietary grant of New Hampshire-1629 ...

...... 1270-1273

Proprietary grant of New Hampshire-1635 ..

1273–1274

Royal commission for New Hampshire-1680 .....

1275-1279

Constitution of New Hampshire-1776..........

1279-1280

Constitution of New Hampshire-1784....

1280-1293

Constitution of New Hampshire-1792

1294-1308

Amendments to the constitution of 1792................

1308-1309

New JERSEY:

Royal grant to the Duke of York – 1664.

783-785

Royal grant to the Duke of York—1674 ...

786-788

Constitution of New Jersey-1776....

.. 1310-1314

Constitution of New Jersey-1844

1314-1325

Amendments to the constitution of 1844 ...

1325-1327

New YORK:

Royal grant to the Duke of York—1664....

783-785

Royal grant to the Duke of York-1674..

786-788

Constitution of New York-1777 .......

1328-1339

Amendments to the constitution of 1777 ..

1339-1340

Constitution of New York—1821 ......

1341-1349

Amendments to the constitution of 1821 ......

1350-1351

Constitution of New York--1846 ....

.. 1351-1367

Amendments to the constitution of 1846...

...... 1367-1378

North CAROLINA:

Charter to Sir Walter Raleigh—1584.......

.. 1379-1382

Charter of Carolina-1663

.. 1382-1390
Charter of Carolina-1665 ...................

· 1390-1397
The fundamental constitutions of North Carolina-1669

... 1397-1408
The Mecklenburgh resolutions—1775 ...

.. 1408-1409

Constitution of North Carolina-1776 .........

1409-1414

Amendments to the constitution of 1776..........

1415-1418

Ordinance of the convention of North Carolina-1865

.... 1419

Constitution of North Carolina-1868........

1419–1435

Amended constitution of North Carolina-1876. ........

1436–1451

Ohio:

Act of cession by Virginia–1783.........

227-428

Deed of cession from Virginia--1784......

428

Act of Congress establishing the northwest territorial government—1787 .... 429-432

Act of ratification by Virginia—1788

433

Act of Congress establishing the northwest territorial government—1789 ..

433

Act of Congress dividing the northwest territorial government-1800.

434-435

Act of Congress enabling Ohio to become a State-1802................

1453-1454

Constitution of Ohio-1802

... 1455-1464

Act of Congress recognizing the State of Ohio-1803 ...

1464-1465

Constitution of Ohio-1851 ......

1465-1481

OREGON:
Convention with Great Britain-1818..................

........ 1482
Convention with Russia-1824 ...................

1482, 1483
Treaty with Great Britain--1846..

1483, 1484
Act of Congress establishing the territorial government of Oregon-1848 ........ 1485-1491
Constitution of Oregon—1857..........

..... 1492-1507
Act of Congress for the admission of Oregon-1859.........

...... 1507-1508

PENNSYLVANIA:

Charter for the province of Pennsylvania—1681....

... 1509–1515

Concessions to the province of Pennsylvania–1681

1516–1518
Frame of government of Pennsylvania--1682..

... 1518-1527

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