• Creator
  • Statehood Constitutional Convention
  • Created Date
  • 1895-05-08
  • Partner
  • Mountain West Digital Library
  • Contributing Institution
  • Utah State Archives
Description

Full text typescript from http://archives.utah.gov/research/exhibits/Statehood/1896text.htm. Source: Revised Statutes of Utah, 1898, pp. 37­72. [Note. The text of the constitution of Utah is a literal print of the original on file, except as to the black letter lines preceding sections and inclosed in brackets.]. This series is the official or "engrossed" copy of the Utah State Constitution adopted by the Constitutional Convention in 1895. Con... more

Full text typescript from http://archives.utah.gov/research/exhibits/Statehood/1896text.htm. Source: Revised Statutes of Utah, 1898, pp. 37­72. [Note. The text of the constitution of Utah is a literal print of the original on file, except as to the black letter lines preceding sections and inclosed in brackets.]. This series is the official or "engrossed" copy of the Utah State Constitution adopted by the Constitutional Convention in 1895. Congress passed an Enabling Act in 1894 that set out the requirements for the Utah Territory to achieve statehood. The main requirement was the adoption of an acceptable constitution. The Constitutional Convention met to formulate such a document from 4 March to 8 May1895.   less

  • Type
  • text
  • Rights
  • The Utah State Archives is the custodian of the original public record.