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Document for January 4th:
Petition from the Women of Utah to the Senate and the House of Representatives


Petition from the Women of Utah to the Senate and the House of Representatives, December 17, 1875; Interior and Insular Affairs Committee; HR45A-H23.3; Record Group 233; Records of the U.S. House of Representatives; National Archives.

On January 4, 1896, the Territory of Utah was admitted to the Union as the 45th state. Dated December 17, 1875, this is a petition signed by 22,626 women of Utah and presented to Congress, requesting statehood for the Territory of Utah.

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