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Act Establishing Florida Statehood, 1845

From: An Act For The Admission of the States of Iowa and Florida Into The Union, 1845, Collection M81-22

Act Establishing Florida Statehood, 1845

Transcript

the first day of November, anno
Domini eighteen hundred and
forty-four, or by the legislature of
said State. And as soon as such assent
shall be given, the President of the
United States shall announce the
same by proclamation; and
therefrom and without further
proceedings on the part of Congress
the admission of the said State of
Iowa into the Union, on an equal
footing in all respects whatever with
the original States, shall be considered
as complete. --------------------------
----------Section 5. And be it further
enacted, That said State of Florida
shall embrace the territories of East
and West Florida, which by the treaty
of amnity, settlement and limits be-
tween the United States and Spain,
on the twenty-second day of February,
eighteen hundred and nineteen,
were ceded to the United States.
Section 6. And be it further
enacted, That until the next census
and apportionment shall be made,