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September 8, 1850

THE DAILY UNION, City of Washington, September 8, 1850  Page two reports "California Admitted" "...A bill for the admission of the State of California into the Union. Whereas the people of California have presented a constitution and asked admission into the Union, which constitution was submitted to Congress by the President of the United States... Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of American in Congress assembled, That the State of California shall be one and is hereby declared to be one, of the United States of America, and admitted into the Union on an equal footing with the original States in all respects whatever..."
Complete in four pages in good condition.

Category: Pre-Civil War

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