CORRESPONDENCE [ON FILE IN THE MISSOURI STATE DEPARTMENT, BETWEEN BEVERLY AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE STATE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION, RELATIVE TO THE MISSOURI-IOWA BOUNDARY]. Missouri.

CORRESPONDENCE [ON FILE IN THE MISSOURI STATE DEPARTMENT, BETWEEN BEVERLY AND OTHER MEMBERS OF THE STATE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION, RELATIVE TO THE MISSOURI-IOWA BOUNDARY].

Jefferson. 1841. 15pp. Stitched as issued. Contemporary ownership inscription at top of first leaf; bookplate of Thomas W. Streeter on final page, with his typical penciled notes. Minor creasing and soiling. Very good. Item #WRCAM47220

Mr. Beverly Allen, a member of the General Assembly, sent a letter to each member of the Constitutional Convention then living, asking them to provide him with "the views entertained and expressed by the members of that body, at the time of adoption of the Constitution...as to what Rapids were meant by the 'Rapids of the River Des Moines,' and what line it was that was to be made to correspond with the Indian boundary line." This pamphlet is a collection of their responses to his request. Rare. STREETER SALE 1861 (this copy). GRAFF 38. AII MISSOURI 289.

Price: $1,250.00

The Streeter Copy