The Proposed State of Wyoming: Proclamation, Bill for Admission, Reports and Other Papers Relating to Statehood

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Daily sun electric book print, 1889 - 52 pages

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Page 16 - ... and no part of the proceeds arising from the sale or disposal of any lands herein granted for educational purposes shall be used for the support of any sectarian or denominational school, college or university.
Page 12 - The constitution shall be republican in form, and make no distinction in civil or political rights on account of race or color, except as to Indians not taxed, and not to be repugnant to the Constitution of the United States and the principles of the Declaration of Independence.
Page 38 - That five per centum of the proceeds of the sales of public lands lying within said State which shall be sold by the United States subsequent to the admission of said State into the Union, after deducting all the expenses incident to the same, shall be paid to the said State...
Page 13 - State on lands or property therein belonging to or which may hereafter be purchased by the United States or reserved for its use.
Page 15 - That all lands herein granted for educational purposes shall be disposed of only at public sale, and at a price not less than $10 per acre, the proceeds to constitute a permanent school fund, the interest of which only shall be expended in the support of said schools. But said lands may, under such regulations as the legislature shall prescribe, be leased for periods of not more than five years, in quantities not exceeding one section to any one person or company; and such land shall not be subject...
Page 37 - America, on an equal footing with the original States in all respects whatever, by the name and title of the State of Tennessee.
Page 17 - That in lieu of the grant of land for purposes of internal improvement made to new States by the eighth section of the act of September fourth, eighteen hundred and forty-one, which act is hereby repealed as to the States provided...
Page 43 - The government by Congress of the Territories is based upon necessity only to the end that they may become States in the Union ; therefore, whenever the conditions of population, material resources, public intelligence and morality are such as to insure a stable local government therein the people of such Territories should be permitted, as a right inherent in them, the right to form for themselves Constitutions and State Governments and be admitted into the Union.
Page 19 - Union of either of the states mentioned in this act, and arising within the limits of any such state, whereof the Circuit or District Courts by this act established might have had jurisdiction under the laws of the...
Page 13 - Indian who has severed his tribal relations, and has obtained from the United States or from any person a title thereto by patent or other grant, save and except such lands as have been or may be granted to any Indian or Indians under any act of Congress containing a provision exempting the lands thus granted from taxation...

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