The Statutes At Large Volume 29 Page 262 contains "An Act Amending and extending the provisions of an Act of Congress entitled 'An Act approving with amendments the funding Act of Arizona'" funded all outstanding debt of the Territory of Arizona and resolved issues arising from the Harrison Act. See: " Letter to Honorable B. J. Franklin, Governor of Arizona Territory, captioned 'In the Matter of Lewis Wolfley.'" (Arizona Memory Project)
- October 26, 1901, another statehood boom was launched, at a gathering held in Phoenix, called by Governor Oakes Murphy, attended by 130 prominent citizens. A. J. Doran was chairman. A delegation was selected to go to Washington to lobby for statehood. It included W. J. Murphy of Phoenix, William C. Green of San Pedro, E. B. Gage of Congress, John Lawler of Prescott, John Coffman of Pearce, and Dr. L. W. Mix of Nogales, all well-known citizens who have since passed on.