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.
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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.