In 1849, the Michigan Legislature submitted to the voters the question of calling a constitutional convention to revise the 1835 Constitution. The voters approved, and 100 delegates were elected in 1850. These delegates met between June and August,...
Letter from Andrew Jackson to Michigan Senate and House of Representatives dated December 9, 1835. In this letter, he acknowledges the new State Constitution and lays out the next steps for admitting Michigan into the United States.
Andrew Jackson; Jackson, Andrew; statehood; Michigan;
List of British Subjects sent to the office of Peter Audrain, dated May 21, 1797. The British had left Detroit July 11, 1796, after the Treaty of Greenville transferred ownership from Britain to the United States.
Detroit (Mich.); Wayne County (Mich.); Michigan; England; British Subjects;
The first Constitution for the state of Michigan. The Constitution of 1835 was adopted at an election held on October 5 and 6, 1835, by a vote of 6,752 to 1,374. This was two years before Michigan was granted statehood.