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Abstract This printed broadside reproduces Johnson's proclamation of September 3, 1867. In it, he warns citizens against obstructing or hindering...the faithful execution of the constitution and laws, commands officers of the Government to obey said laws, and enjoins officers of the army and navy to assist in enforcing them. This was necessitated by the recent disregard for the constitution and its laws by North and South Carolina. The proclamation is signed in type by Andrew Johnson and by...
Dates: 1867 September 10
Abstract This collection contains a variety of papers written by or about various political figures from 1813 to 1929 with the bulk of the material from 1868 through 1877 and 1892. While most of the political figures are from Tennessee, many others are from states including Kentucky, Ohio, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, and Virginia. The name of the collection is derived from the fact that the large majority of the documents are from politicians representing southern states, but some states...
Dates: 1813 - 1929
This ten-page pamphlet is a call to vote for U.S. Grant in the upcoming election. It provides dramatic histories and examples of the Democrats' intransigence around the issue of the Reconstruction-era state constitution to support this call.
Dates: circa 1868