1786.001: Act Concerning Erection of Kentucky as Independent State.

Published: 1786

Full Title: An act concerning the erection of the district of Kentucky into an independent state. … Jan. 6, 1786. Passed the House of Delegates. John Beckley, C.H.D. Jan. 10, 1786. Passed the Senate. H. Brooke, C.S.

Author: Virginia. General Assembly.

Place Issued: Richmond

Issuing Press: Dunlap & Hayes

Description: 1 sheet [1 pg.]; (broadside, printed in two columns).


Dunlap & Hayes, the public printers, were ordered to print copies of the act on the day it was enacted. Act provided for a convention in the district to draft a state constitution that would be submitted to the Confederation Congress; it also included instructions to the Virginia delegation in Congress to press for enactment of this law's provisions at the national level. Copy filmed by Early American Imprints Series is a facsimile edition.

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