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Wisconsin | The first printing of the Wisconsin Constitution, granting suffrage to some Native Americans, and prohibiting slavery

Wisconsin | The first printing of the Wisconsin Constitution, granting suffrage to some Native Americans, and prohibiting slavery

Wisconsin | The first printing of the Wisconsin Constitution, granting suffrage to some Native Americans, and prohibiting slavery

Wisconsin

Constitution of the State of Wisconsin, Adopted in Convention, at Madison ... Together with the Act of Congress, and the Act of Legislature, in relation to the formation of a State Government in Wisconsin. Published by Order of the Convention. Madison, W. T.: Beriah Brown, Printer, 1846


4to (212 x 148 mm, uncut). Final leaf and outer margins foxed, a bit creased. Stab-sewn in self-wrappers as issued. Housed in a green cloth slipcase with folding chemise. 


First edition, the first printing of the Wisconsin Constitution. This constitution grants suffrage to all Native Americans who are citizens of the United States, and prohibits slavery. 


REFERENCE:

Eberstadt 166:189; Streeter III:1946


PROVENANCE:

B---- (illegible ink signature on the title) — Sotheby Parke Bernet, 29 June 1982, lot 249

Condition as described in catalogue entry.


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