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During the afternoon session of Wednesday, October 31, 1855, Jim Lane presented a "Resolution which was ordered to be entered upon the Journal of the convention--said Resolution being the instructions given by the people of the 2nd Representative District" at a Lawrence meeting of October 7. The "instructions" and Lane's resolution provided that "the question of excluding Free Negroes from the Territory" be submitted to a vote of the people on the day they voted on the constitution itself.
Date: October 31, 1855
Item Number: 1078
Call Number: History Constitutions, Journal No. 570
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 1078
Business and Industry - Occupations/Professions - Politicians
Collections - Manuscript - History
Date - 1854-1860 - 1855
Government and Politics - Reform and Protest - Civil rights
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Constitution Making - Topeka Constitution
Government and Politics - Territorial Government - Political parties - Free State
Home and Family - Daily life - Settlement
Military - Wars - Bleeding Kansas
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Record, Government
People - African Americans - Discrimination
People - Notable Kansans - Brown, Orville C.
People - Notable Kansans - Delahay, Mark William, 1818-1879
People - Notable Kansans - Emery, James Stanley
People - Notable Kansans - Holliday, Cyrus Kurtz, 1826-1900
People - Notable Kansans - Lane, James Henry, 1814-1866
People - Notable Kansans - Parrott, Marcus J.
People - Notable Kansans - Robinson, Charles, 1818-1894
Places - Cities and towns - Lawrence
Places - Cities and towns - Topeka
Places - Counties - Douglas
Places - Counties - Shawnee
Thematic Time Period - Bleeding Kansas, 1854-1861
Thematic Time Period - Immigration and Settlement, 1854 - 1890
Type of Material - Unpublished documents - Government records