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Andrew Johnson President's Message

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Identifier: MS-3421
Abstract This double-sided broadside presents the President's Message to the Senate and House of Representatives on December 13, 1866. Johnson opened by reviewing the progress of restoration since December 4, 1865, then asked Congress to accept the credentials of the representatives from the states that had engaged in the rebillion (sic). Following the President's Message is an editorial from the New York Evening Post about the proposition to extend amnesty to the residents of Confederate states in...
Dates: 1866 December 13

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