The Minnesota Loans for Asylum Buildings Amendment, also known as Amendment 1, was on the November 5, 1872 ballot in Minnesota as a legislatively-referred constitutional amendment, where it was approved. The measure authorized state loans for the construction of a hospital for the insane, an asylum for the deaf, dumb and blind and a state prison.
| Minnesota Amendment 1 (1872)|
| Yes|| 29,158|| 52.03%|
Election results via: Minnesota Legislative Reference Library
Text of measure
The text of the measure can be read here.