Official documents (selected), 1856-1986.


Minnesota. Secretary of State. Official documents (selected), 1856-1986.

Official documents (selected), 1856-1986.

Selected materials from the Secretary of State's set of official documents. Included are documents relating to various state symbols, the Wood Lake Battlefield monument, the history of the University of Minnesota's Homeopathic College of Medicine and Surgery, Minnesota-Wisconsin border, electoral college certifications, foreign diplomatic credentials, railroad and mining company resolutions, special censuses, canvassing board reports, village incorporation papers and city charters, 1972 apportionment, 1972 Equal Rights Amendment, establishment of watershed districts, the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party, the St. Cloud Metropolitan Transit Commission, and the resignation letters of Governors Harold Stassen (1943) and Wendell Anderson (1976) and Senator Walter F. Mondale (1976).

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