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Election, location of capital of Kansas, Topeka Convention, 1855

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Date: October 23, 1855

Level of Description: Item

Material Type: Manuscripts

Call Number: History. Elections Coll. #578

Unit ID: 7566

Summary: The Free-State government held a constitutional convention in Topeka, Kansas Territory, from October 23 through November 11, 1855. One of its actions was to vote on the location for the capital of Kansas. According to these tally sheets, Topeka defeated Lawrence on the second ballot, 20 to 16. Numerous other towns received votes from the convention delegates on the first ballot.

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Title (Main title): Election, location of capital of Kansas, Topeka Convention, 1855

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