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Citizenship_Indian Kemper ltr 12_1078_006.JPG
W.M. Kemper, executive assistant to the governor of Virginia, wrote to Chief Custalow of the Mattaponi Indian tribe that "all persons living within the Commonwealth" must be counted in the census.

Citizenship_1940 Census 12_1078_005.JPG
Residents of the Mattaponi Indian Reservation argued that because they were wards of the state, they should not be counted in the census.
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