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Minnesota Territorial Census, 1857

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Indexes and images of the population schedule listing inhabitants of the Minnesota Territory in 1857. NOTE: "All entries for the following newly created [23 May 1857] counties were fabricated to cover voter fraud: Cottonwood, Jackson, Martin, Murray, Nobles, Pipestone, and Rock. (For further information see Robert J. Forrest, 'Mythical Cities of Southwestern Minnesota,' Minnesota History, 14 (1933), pp. 243-52)." This collection coincides with NARA publication T1175.

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"Minnesota Territorial Census, 1857." Database with images. FamilySearch. http://FamilySearch.org : 14 June 2016. Citing NARA microfilm publication T1175. Washington, D.C.: Central Plains Region, National Archives, n.d.

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