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Title: An illustrated history of the State of Iowa : being a complete civil, political, and military history of the state, from its first exploration down to 1875; including a cyclopaedia of legislation during the administration of each of the governors, from Lucas (1836) to Carpenter; with historical and descriptive sketches of each county in the state separately, embracing interesting narratives of pioneer life, including an account of the commercial, agricultural and educational growth of Iowa
Year: 1876 (1870s)
Authors: Tuttle, Charles R. (Charles Richard), b. 1848 Durrie, Daniel S. (Daniel Steele), 1819-1892
Publisher: Chicago : Richard S. Peale & Company
Contributing Library: Harold B. Lee Library
Digitizing Sponsor: Brigham Young University
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nor of the state for the term of two years,and that Enoch W. Eastman was duly elected lieutenant governorfor the term of two years, they having received a majority of allthe votes cast at the election in October last. On the day follow-ing, the governor elect delivered his inaugural address. The two houses met again in joint convention, at which timeHon. James W. Grimes was elected United States senator for theterm of six years, from the 4th of March, 1865; E. A. Layton,warden of the state penitentiary ; E. F. Edgerton, Eeuben Nobleand L. T. Sherman, directors of the State Bank of Iowa; Wil-liam Beckford, Thos. A. Graham and E. S. Griffith, bank com-missioners for the term of two years. The general assembly ad-journed sine die, March 29, 1864. The following acts were passed at the regular session of thetenth general assembly, in 1864: To increase the number ofjudges of the supreme court to four; for the encouragement ofpublic libraries; to encourage lead mining in the state ; to abol-
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324 TuTTLzfs History of Iowa. ish the board of education, and for the election of a superintend-ent of public instruction, and prescribing his duties; to appro-priate the sum of ,000 to aid in the erection of a permanentbuilding for an agricultural college; also, a further appropriationfor the hospital for the insane; to provide for the erection of anarsenal building; for the improvement of the state penitentiary;to appropriate the sum of ,000 for an additional building forthe state university for an astronomical observatory; to providefor the payment of the just claims of certain officers and soldiersof Iowa regiments; to organize and discipline the militia; to fa-cilitate the construction and operation of railroads in the state;for the relief of the families of soldiers and marines in the ser-vice of the United States; and various appropriations for thesupport of the benevolent and charitable institutions of the statenot before referred to. The state census, taken January, 186
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