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The constitution of the state of Indiana. [electronic resource] : Adopted in convention, at Corydon, on the twenty-ninth day of June, in the year of our Lord eighteen hundred and sixteen, and of the independence of the United States, the fortieth.

Author/Creator:
Indiana.
Publication:
Louisville [Ky.]: : Printed by Butler & Wood, 1816.
Format/Description:
Book
25, [3] p.
Series:
Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 37921.
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Standardized Title:
Constitution (1816)
Subjects:
Constitutions -- Indiana.
Place of Publication:
United States Kentucky Louisville.
System Details:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
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.
Last page blank.
"[Ordinance]"--p. [27]. 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 convention. June 29th, 1816.--Attest, William Hendricks, secretary.
Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 37921).
Contributor:
Jennings, Jonathan, 1784-1834.
Contains:
Indiana. Ordinance. 1816 June 29.
Access Restriction:
Restricted for use by site license.