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Cragin, Aaron H.:

LOYAL SUPREMACY. ALL RIGHTS TO ALL MEN! EQUALITY OF WHITE MEN! SPEECH OF HON. AARON H. CRAGAN, IN THE UNITED STATES SENATE, JANUARY 30, 1868, ON THE RECONSTRUCTION ACTS. PUBLISHED BY THE UNION REPUBLICAN CONGRESSIONAL COMMITTEE.

[Washington: 1868] Caption title [as issued], untrimmed and uncut. Light wear. 11, [1 blank] pp. Very Good. The New Hampshire Senator attacks President Johnson's reconstruction policies, pursuant to which, without Congressional assistance, he "took the work of reconstruction into his own unaided hands" and allied himself with unreconstructed rebels. "I charge the Democratic party with seeking to give undue political power to the rebel States by increasing their representation in Congress and their electoral votes for President...Such will be the result if the reconstruction measures are defeated, and the colored men not allowed to vote." FIRST EDITION. Sabin 17355. LCP 2784. 126 NUC 0767713 [6].


Book Id: 12779

Price: $75.00

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