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Dakota Territory


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    • us: Dakota
    • us: Dakotas
    • us: Territory of Dakota
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        United States
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    • found: Lamar, H.R. Dakota Territory, 1861-1889, 1966:t.p. (Dakota Territory)
    • found: Webster's geog. dict., 1966(Dakota Territory; org. 3/2/1861 including much of Wyoming and Montana; reduced to area of present two states 1868; divided into N. Dak. and S. Dak. 11/2/1889)
    • found: LC data base, 2/23/84(hdg.: Dakota (Territory); usage: Dakota Territory)
    • found: NUCMC data from North Dakota Instit. for Regional Studies, N.D. St. Univ. for Houkom, S.M. Papers. 1922-1977(name not given)
    • found: NUCMC files(Dakota Territory; also known as the Dakotas; now North Dakota and South Dakota)
    • found: Its Governor. Report of the Governor of Dakota to the Secretary of the Interior ... 1885.
    • found: Its Laws, etc. The compiled laws of the Territory of Dakota, A.D. 1887, 1887.
    • found: NUCMC data from State Hist. Soc. of N. Dak. for Anders, F.L. Papers, 1877-1939(Department of Dakota)
    • found: LC manual auth. cd.(hdg.: Dakota: Dakota region before 1861; Dakota Territory, 1861-1889; divided in 1889 and admitted to Union as North Dakota and South Dakota)
    • found: Wikipedia, Aug. 12, 2008:Dakota Territory (Dakota Territory was the name of an organized territory of the United States that existed from 1861 to 1889. The territory consisted of the northernmost part of the land acquired in the Louisiana Purchase of the United States; became an organized territory on Mar. 2, 1861. Upon creation, the territory of Dakota Territory included much of present-day Montana and Wyoming; by 1868, creation of new territories reduced Dakota Territory to the present boundaries of the Dakotas) Idaho Territory (Idaho Territory was created by areas from existing territories; the area west of the Continental Divide was formerly part of the Oregon Territory and Washington Territory, whereas most of the area east of the Continental Divide had been part of the Dakota Territory. The original territory covered most of the present-day states of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming. In 1864, the Montana Territory was organized from the northeastern section of the territory east of the Bitteroot Range. Most of the southeastern area of the territory was made part of the Dakota Territory)
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    • [Old catalog headings: Dakota (Territory); Dakota]
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    • 1984-03-27: new
    • 2018-02-26: revised
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