Federal Laws of the Reconstruction: Principal Congressional Acts and Resolutions, Presidential Proclamations, Speeches and Orders, and Other Legislative and Military Documents, 1862-1875
McFarland, Mar 8, 2010 - History - 206 pages
This collection of documents (primarily statutes and presidential proclamations), provide an important research tool that gives a unique sense of the Reconstruction process. Included are 37 acts of congress, 44 presidential proclamations, eight congressional resolutions, one inaugural speech, one military field order, one presidential order, and two war department circulars, all reproduced in their entirety and arranged chronologically.
What people are saying - Write a review
We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.
ABRAHAM LINCOLN act entitled act of Congress affixed Alabama amendment America in Congress ANDREW JOHNSON anno Domini appointed approved arrest authority bureau caused the seal circuit court citizens city of Washington civil claimant combinations and conspiracies commissioners confiscation Congress assembled convention day of Seal declare deemed delegates deputies district domestic violence duty eighteen hundred enforce entitled An act execution February 28 Florida freedmen fugitive further enacted Georgia habeas corpus hereby hereunto set House of Representatives hundred and sixty-five imprisonment insurrection land legislature Lord one thousand Louisiana loyal marshal ment military militia Mississippi naval oath offence officer person ports prescribed President proceedings proclamation prosecution purpose pursuance rebellion registered republican form SCHUYLER COLFAX Secretary Senate and House service or labor set my hand Seward South Carolina Territory Texas therein thereof thereto thousand dollars thousand eight hundred tion United States ofAmerica unlawful vote voters whereas William H