OFFICIAL REPORT OF THE DEBATES AND PROCEEDINGS IN THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, ASSEMBLED AT CARSON CITY, JULY 4TH, 1864, TO FORM A CONSTITUTION AND STATE GOVERNMENT. ANDREW J. MARSH, OFFICIAL REPORTER.

San Francisco: Frank Eastman, Printer, 1866. Contemporary legal sheep [front hinge weak, with an amateur repair]. xvi, 943, [1- errata] pp. A clean and Fine text, Very Good overall.

Nevada achieved Statehood on October 31, 1864. This document prints, in addition to the daily debates and discussions, the Organic Act, the Enabling Act, the Governor's Proclamation calling for an election of delegates to the Constitutional Convention, a biographical chart of the delegates, and the Constitution that resulted. The suffrage was limited to white male citizens, after heated debate.
"The bulk of the volume caused considerable delay in printing; it was not published until long after Nevada was admitted as a State" [Eberstadt].
166 Eberstadt 93. Item #32029

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