Territorial Papers of the United States Senate (S4989)


Historical Sketch

These three reels of microfilm contain reproduced selected papers of the United States Senate relating to affairs in the Territories from 1789-1873. Documents dated earlier or later than the period of the existence of a particular territory are frequently included. The papers are arranged by territory by the date of the act creating each territory, and then chronologically by each Congress. Information is included about Wisconsin, Minnesota, Dakota, New Mexico, and Arizona territories. 

Collection Description

Three reels of microfilm. 

Microfilm Inventory

  • Reel 1 Wisconsin, 1834-39
  • Reel 2 Minnesota, 1847-60
  • New Mexico, 1840-54
  • Reel 3 Dakota, 1858-73
  • Arizona, 1857-65