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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

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of America, and are hereby
admitted into the Union
on equal footing with the
original States in all
respects whatsoever----------
----------Section 2. And
be it further enacted , That
the following shall be the
boundaries of the said
State of Iowa, to wit: --
Beginning at the mouth
of the Des Moines river,
at the middle of the
Mississippi, thence by
the middle of the chan-
nel of that river to a
pararallel of latitude
passing through the
mouth of the Mankato
or Blue-Earth river, thence
west along the said
parallel of latitude
to a point where it is
intersected by a meridian
line, seventeen degrees
and thirty minutes west