ANNUAL MESSAGE OF GOVERNOR RAMSEY TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA. 1,500 COPIES ORDERED PRINTED FOR THE USE OF THE LEGISLATURE. Minnesota.
ANNUAL MESSAGE OF GOVERNOR RAMSEY TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA. 1,500 COPIES ORDERED PRINTED FOR THE USE OF THE LEGISLATURE.

ANNUAL MESSAGE OF GOVERNOR RAMSEY TO THE SENATE AND HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA. 1,500 COPIES ORDERED PRINTED FOR THE USE OF THE LEGISLATURE.

St. Paul: Wm. R. Marshall, Incidental Printer, 1861. 31, [1 blank] pp. Stitched in original printed wrappers. Institutional stamps on blank portions of front wrapper and title page, else a clean and Very Good text.

Governor Ramsey reports that Constitutional "provision has been made for encouraging our aboriginal population to attain the status of civilized men...Many among the Dakotas, and other tribes, have adopted the habits and customs of white people, and are very desirous of being recognized as men and citizens."
Ramsey deplores South Carolina's secession, "the present treasonable position of one of the Southern States, and the menacing attitude of others." If secession is not repudiated, "the action and judgment of the majority" will be hostage "to the fanaticism of the restless and factious few." He closes, "We are a young State, not yet very numerous or powerful, but we are for the Union as it is, and the Constitution as it is."
AII 376. Item #38045

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