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U.S. #999
1951 3¢ Nevada Centennial 
 
Issue Date: July 14, 1951
City: Genoa, Nevada
Quantity: 112,125,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Rotary Press
Perforations:  11 x 10 ½
Color: Light olive green
 
Illustrating Carson Valley, Nevada, this issue celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first settlement in the state.
 
Nevada Becomes a U.S. Territory and a State
 On March 2, 1861, President James Buchanan created the Nevada Territory. Two days later, President Abraham Lincoln took office. Lincoln named New York politician James W. Nye the territory’s first governor. The Civil War erupted before the territorial government could be established. Nevada’s rich silver resources gained importance during the war, as both sides needed wealth to pay for the expense of waging battle.
 
Most Nevadans favored the Northern cause. Lincoln was anxious to admit another state to the Union so that he would be able to pass his proposed slavery amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Despite the fact that Nevada did not have the required number of people to become a state, Nevadans held a convention to create a state constitution. The first convention, held in November 1863, met with failure. The second convention, held in July 1864, was a success. On October 31, 1864, President Lincoln proclaimed Nevada a state.
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U.S. #999
1951 3¢ Nevada Centennial 
 
Issue Date: July 14, 1951
City: Genoa, Nevada
Quantity: 112,125,000
Printed By: Bureau of Engraving and Printing
Printing Method: Rotary Press
Perforations:  11 x 10 ½
Color: Light olive green
 
Illustrating Carson Valley, Nevada, this issue celebrates the 100th anniversary of the first settlement in the state.
 
Nevada Becomes a U.S. Territory and a State
 On March 2, 1861, President James Buchanan created the Nevada Territory. Two days later, President Abraham Lincoln took office. Lincoln named New York politician James W. Nye the territory’s first governor. The Civil War erupted before the territorial government could be established. Nevada’s rich silver resources gained importance during the war, as both sides needed wealth to pay for the expense of waging battle.
 
Most Nevadans favored the Northern cause. Lincoln was anxious to admit another state to the Union so that he would be able to pass his proposed slavery amendments to the U.S. Constitution. Despite the fact that Nevada did not have the required number of people to become a state, Nevadans held a convention to create a state constitution. The first convention, held in November 1863, met with failure. The second convention, held in July 1864, was a success. On October 31, 1864, President Lincoln proclaimed Nevada a state.