AL (draft), 1858 Mar. 21, Menasha, Wis. to James R. Doolittle.


Doty, James Duane, 1799-1865. AL (draft), 1858 Mar. 21, Menasha, Wis. to James R. Doolittle.

AL (draft), 1858 Mar. 21, Menasha, Wis. to James R. Doolittle.

The act for the admission of Minnesota into the U.S. should contain a proviso that Wisconsin's claims to part of Minnesota should be determined by the Supreme Court after admission. The Wisconsin claims are based on the Northwest Ordinance of 1787.

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