Bullock, Rufus B.:|
MESSAGE OF HIS EXCELLENCY...PROVISIONAL GOVERNOR, TO THE SPECIAL SESSION OF THE PROVISIONAL LEGISLATURE. FEBRUARY 16, 1870.
Samuel Bard, Atlanta:, 1870
5, [3 blanks] pp. Stitched, original printed wrappers, light wear. Very Good. Reconstruction Governor of Georgia, a former New Yorker who had served in the Confederate Army, Bullock was defeated for re-election later in 1870; he then "fled Georgia accused of every kind of venality." Foner Reconstruction 605. Here Bullock discusses the status of Acts passed by the legislature during Georgia's military reconstruction and concludes that, despite Congress's declaration that "no legal State Governments exist in the late rebel States," the Acts are valid. FIRST EDITION. De Renne 720.
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