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Independent Publishing Company (fl. 1889-1910) Constitution of the state of Montana as adopted by the constitutional convention held at Helena, Montana, July 4, A. D. 1889, and ending August 17, A. D. 1889. And also an address to the people.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05463 Author/Creator: Independent Publishing Company (fl. 1889-1910) Place Written: Helena, Montana Type: Book Date: 1889 Pagination: 76 p. ; 19.7 x 13.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Contains 19 articles, section 20 providing a schedule and a list of participants in the convention, an ordinance regarding federal relations, an ordinance regarding elections, and an address to the people. Page 68 contains an official statement submitted 25 August 1889 by Louis A. Walker, Secretary of the Territory of Montana, witnessing the authenticity of the constitutional document. Lists William Andrews Clark as president of the convention.

Background Information: Clark served as a United States Senator from Montana 1899-1906.

People: Independent Publishing Company, fl. 1889-1910
Walker, Louis A., 1870-1943
Clark, William Andrews, 1839-1925

Historical Era: Rise of Industrial America, 1877-1900

Subjects: American WestState ConstitutionGovernment and CivicsElectionStatehoodWestward Expansion

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