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In Harvard Law School.
Constitution Amendments. This constitution has been amended as follows: " the word 'white' was stricken out of articles II, III, and IV, by an Act of legislatures of 1867 and 1868, submitted to the people and ratified;" Art. I, sec. 26, amended June 27, 1882. Five amendments adopted Dec. 10, 1884. Art. III, secs. 34, 35, and 36, amended Nov. 8, 1904; Art. XII, sec. 16, amended Nov. 29, 1904; Art. I, sec. 18, amended Nov. 3, 1908.
(Iowa Official Register, 1911-12, also Iowa State Library, Jan. 30, 1912.)
1803. Included in Louisiana Purchase.
1812. Part of Territory of Missouri.
1850. Part of southwest corner acquired from Texas.
1854. Territory of Kansas created by Act of Congress (May 30). 1861. Admitted as a State by Act of Congress (Jan. 29).
U. S. Charters and Const's, Part I, p. 508.
Title of legislative body "Governor and Legislative Assembly."
Title of legislative body "Legislature.'
Session laws called "Session Laws."
1st Session, 1855.
[In Statutes of the Territory . Published "Shawnee M. L. School," 1855.]
STATUTES (Compilations, Revisions, Digests, Codes).
In "State Publications," by R. R. Bowker, Part III, N. Y., 1903, p. 393, the following appears: "This Legislature was elected by citizens of Missouri who invaded Kansas to prevent the Free State settlers, who were in the majority from settling the slavery question as had been provided by congress. The Free State settlers refused to be governed by any part of its laws and stigmatized them as 'Bogus Statutes.'"]
Statutes of Territory (1855); Samuel A. Lowe.
Shawnee M[anual] L[abor] School, 1855.
vii + (1) + 1058 + (1) p. 8°.
Compiled Laws (1862), general laws.
1116 p. 8°.
xi + 1270 p. 8°.
General Statutes (1868); Price, Riggs, and McCahon.
Index to Laws (1877); J. D. Shafer.
315 p. 8°.
In Social Law Library.
Compiled Laws (1879); C. F. W. Dassler.
1154 p. 4to.
(1881); C. F. W. Dassler.
1156 p. 4to.
St. Louis, 1879.
In Harvard Law School; also in Department of Justice; also
in New York Bar Association.
(1885); C. F. W. Dassler.
1095 p. 4to.
The constitution at present in force in this state is that of 1859.
Constitution; a copy of this constitution is contained in United States Charters and Constitutions, Part I, p. 580, where it is said that "this constitution was adopted at a convention which met at Topeka, Oct. 23, 1855. . . . It was claimed that it was submitted to the people of Kansas and ratified Dec. 15, 1855."
Constitution; a copy of this constitution is contained in United States Charters and Constitutions, Part I, p. 598, where it is said that "this constitution was adopted at a convention which met at Lecompton, Sept. 5, 1857. . . . It was immediately forwarded to President Buchanan. It was claimed that . . . the constitution with slavery was ratified . . ., and it was also claimed that the constitution was rejected."