New Mexico Territory's At-large congressional district is an obsolete congressional district representing the New Mexico Territory, which was created in 1850. After New Mexico's admission to the Union as the 47th state by act of Congress on January 6, 1912, this district was dissolved and replaced by New Mexico's At-large congressional district.
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“Size is not grandeur, and territory does not make a nation.”
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