Petition from the Women of Utah to the Senate and the House of Representatives, December 17, 1875 (ARC ID 2668811); Interior and Insular Affairs Committee; HR45A-H23.3; Record Group 233; Records of the U.S. House of Representatives; National Archives. Persistent URL: arcweb.archives.gov/arc/action/ExternalIdSearch?id=2668811
On January 4, 1896, the Territory of Utah was admitted to the Union as the 45th state. Dated December 17, 1875, this is a petition signed by 22,626 women of Utah and presented to Congress, requesting statehood for the Territory of Utah.
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