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Minnesota is admitted to the Union as the 32nd state

Minnesota Territory, 1857
05/11/1858
The Minnesota Territory was formed in 1849 and became the 32nd state of the Union on this day, a little over nine years later. The new state government was organized in St Paul twelve days later. (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the Year 1859, (Boston: Crosby, Nichols, and Company, 1859) 369.

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