Are New Hampshire's U.S. Senators Serving Shorter Terms Than Their Fellow Senators? [Broadside]. [New Hampshire]. [U.S. Constitution]. Opinion of the Supreme Court. To the Senate of New Hampshire [Running Title]. Concord, NH, June 10, 1881. 18" x 9-1/2" broadside. Text in parallel columns. Light browning, vertical and horizontal fold lines, some with clean tears at edges. $350. * This broadside records an opinion submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court. It states that New Hampshire's election schedule for state offices results in terms for New Hampshire's U.S. Senators that are three months shorter than those of other senators. It questions how to adjust the election cycle to guarantee 6-year terms to New Hampshire's senators, which were then elected by the state senate. Signed in type by C. Doe, Wm. L. Foster, C.W. Stanley, W.H.H. Allen, Isaac W. Smith, Leis W. Clark, I.N. Blodgett. This appears to be an unrecorded broadside.
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