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next preceding an election, shall be entitled to vote at any election for delegates to Congress and for territorial, county, and precinct officers: Provided, That they shall be citizens of the United States, or shall have resided within the United States for a period of two years next preceding such election, and declared on oath before any court of record having a seal and clerk, or in time of vacation before the clerk thereof, his intention to become such; and shall have taken an oath to support the Constitution of the United States, and the provisions of an act of congress entitled "An act to establish the territorial government of Minnesota," approved March the third, one thousand eight hundred and forty-nine; And provided also, That nothing in this chapter shall be so construed as to prohibit all persons of mixed white and Indian blood who have adopted the customs and habits of civilization, from voting.

No person under guardian, non compos mentis, or insane, shall be qualified to vote at any election; nor shall any person convicted of treason, felony, or bribery, unless restored to civil rights, be permitted to vote at any election.

NEBRASKA AND KANSAS.

ORGANIC LAW.

Every free white male inhabitant above the age of twentyone years, who shall be an actual resident of said Territory, and shall possess the qualifications hereinafter prescribed, shall be entitled to vote at the first election, and shall be eligible to any office within the said Territory; but the qualifications of voters, and of holding office at all subsequent elections, shall be such as shall be prescribed by the Legislative Assembly: Provided, That the right of suffrage and of holding office shall be exercised only by citizens of the United States and those who shall have declared on oath their intention to become such, and shall have taken an oath to support the Constitution of the United States and the provisions of this act: And provided further, That no officer, soldier, seaman, or marine, or other person in the army or navy of the United States, or attached to troops in the service of the United States, shall be allowed to vote or hold office in said Territory, by reason of being on service therein.

WASHINGTON TERRITORY.

Every white male inhabitant above the age of twenty-one years, who shall have been a resident of said Territory at the time of the passage of this act, and shall possess the qualifications hereinafter prescribed, shall be entitled to vote at the first election, and shall be eligible to any office within the said Territory; but the qualifications of voters and of holding office at all subsequent elections shall be such as shall be prescribed by the Legislative Assembly: Provided, That the right of suffrage and of holding office shall be exercised only by citizens of the United States above the age of twenty-one years, and those above that age who shall have declared on oath their intention to become such, and shall have taken an oath to support the Constitution of the United States and the provisions of this act: And provided further, That no officer, soldier, seaman, mariner, or other person in the army or navy of the United States, or attached to troops in the service of the United States, shall be allowed to vote in said Territory, by reason of being on service therein, unless said Territory is, and has been for the period of six months, his permanent domicil: Provided further, That no person belonging to the army or navy of the United States shall ever be elected to or hold any civil office or appointment in said Territory.

LEGISLATIVE ACT.

That any white American citizen above the age of twentyone years, and all other white male inhabitants of this Territory above that age who shall have declared on oath their intention to become citizens, and to support the Constitution of the United States, at least six months previous to the day of election, and who shall have resided six months in the Territory, and twenty days in the county, next preceding the day of election, and none others, shall be entitled to hold office or vote at any election in this Territory: Provided, That no officer, soldier, seaman or marine in the army or navy of the United States, or attached to troops in the service of the United States, shall be allowed to vote at any election in this Territory: and that all existing laws hitherto passed, and not in conformity with this act, be and are hereby repealed, or so much of them as conflicts with this act.

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TREATIES OF EXTRADITION

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FOREIGN POWERS.

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