Resolution of the general assembly of Illinois, concerning the Oregon territory. [n.p.]: [n.p.], March 2, 1846.
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First printing. From the 29th Congress, 1st session of the Illinois State Senate. Document number 181. Apparently the Illinois legislature believed it to be their responsibility to provide this notice to Great Britain, based upon an existing treaty providing a requirement of twelve months' prior written notice of intention to occupy territory.
"Be it resolved . . . to give notice to Great Britain of the intention of the United States to be the sole occupants of the said territory of Oregon. . . . "
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