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|Material Type:||Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
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Jonathan Jennings; Indiana.
|Notes:||Signed on p. 24: Jonathan Jennings, president of the convention, and delegate from the county of Clark. [and 41 others] Attest, William Hendricks, secretary.
The contract for printing both the journal of the constitutional convention (Shaw & Shoemaker 37925) and the constitution itself was given to Mann Butler (of Butler & Wood). These Louisville editions predate both the Vincennes and Washington, D.C. 1816 editions. Cf. Byrd & Peckham.
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"[Ordinance]"--Page . Accepting "the propositions of the Congress of the United States, as made and contained in their act ... entitled, 'An act to enable the people of Indiana Territory to form a state government and constitution ... '" Also exempts all land in Indiana formerly owned by the U.S. government from state, county and local taxes for a period of five years. Signed: Jonathan Jennings, president of the covention. June 29th, 1816.--Attest, William Hendricks, secretary.
|Description:||1 online resource (25,  pages)|
|Other Titles:||Constitution (1816)|