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Clark, William M. (fl. 1876) The Constitution of the state of Colorado, adopted in convention, March 14, 1876; also the address of the convention to the people of Colorado.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08404 Author/Creator: Clark, William M. (fl. 1876) Place Written: Denver, Colorado Type: Pamphlet Date: 1876 Pagination: 1 v. : 65 p. ; 23 x 15 cm.

Summary of Content: Printed by the Tribune Book and Job Printing House. Inscribed on the title page by William M. Clark, chairman of the constitutional convention of Colorado, to Barton House. Includes 19 articles, a schedule, a list of convention participants, a section of ordinances, and an address to the people of Colorado.

Background Information:

People: Clark, William M., fl. 1876
House, Barton, fl. 1876

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Westward ExpansionAmerican WestState ConstitutionStatehood

Sub Era: Reconstruction

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