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Hawaii Statehood, August 21, 1959

Letter from Liliuokalani, Queen of Hawaii to U.S. House of Representatives protesting U.S. assertion of ownership of Hawaii, December 19, 1898

On July 7, 1898 the Hawaiian Islands were annexed to the United States by a joint resolution of Congress. In this letter deposed Queen Liliuokalani of Hawaii protests the U.S. assertion of ownership without due process or just compensation.

RG 233, Records of the U.S. House of Representatives

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