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Andrew Johnson Proclamation

Identifier: MS-3594
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

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