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Frederick H. Dyer, Compendium of the War of the Rebellion: Regimental Histories 533 533 Browse Search
The Atlanta (Georgia) Campaign: May 1 - September 8, 1864., Part I: General Report. (ed. Maj. George B. Davis, Mr. Leslie J. Perry, Mr. Joseph W. Kirkley) 38 38 Browse Search
Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 22. (ed. Reverend J. William Jones) 14 14 Browse Search
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Alfred Roman, The military operations of General Beauregard in the war between the states, 1861 to 1865 8 8 Browse Search
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Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume II. 8 8 Browse Search
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Browsing named entities in Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4. You can also browse the collection for May 16th or search for May 16th in all documents.

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Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 45: an antislavery policy.—the Trent case.—Theories of reconstruction.—confiscation.—the session of 1861-1862. (search)
vol. VII. pp. 150, 151); in favor of treating a majority of the senators elected and holding seats as a constitutional quorum without counting the vacant seats of senators from the seceded States (July 12, 1862, vol. VII. pp. 169-175; see vol. IX. pp. 489-492); in favor of the substitution of linen paper for parchment in the enrolment of bills, with a sketch of the use of parchment from early times, and a statement of the superior conveniences of paper now generally adopted in the States (May 16, Works, vol. VI. pp. 510-521; he recurred to this subject April 17, 1867, Congressional Globe, p. 849: Jan. 27, 1871, Globe, p. 775; and Feb. 20, 1874. Globe, pp. 1664-1667): against the extension in hearings before committees of the common law rule exempting a witness from testifying if the answer would criminate himself (Jan. 22, 1862, Works, vol. VI. pp 290-292); against a five minutes limit to speeches in secret sessions of the Senate (Jan. 27 and 29, 1862, Works, vol. VI. pp. 293, 2
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 50: last months of the Civil War.—Chase and Taney, chief-justices.—the first colored attorney in the supreme court —reciprocity with Canada.—the New Jersey monopoly.— retaliation in war.—reconstruction.—debate on Louisiana.—Lincoln and Sumner.—visit to Richmond.—the president's death by assassination.—Sumner's eulogy upon him. —President Johnson; his method of reconstruction.—Sumner's protests against race distinctions.—death of friends. —French visitors and correspondents.—1864-1865. (search)
quality before the law was secured for all without distinction of color. I said during this winter that the rebel States could not come back, except on the footing of the Declaration of Independence and the complete recognition of human rights. I feel more than ever confident that all this will be fulfilled. And then what a regenerated land! I had looked for a bitter contest on this question; but with the President on our side, it will be carried by simple avoirdupois. To Mr. Bright, May 16:— Just before starting for Boston, I acknowledge yours of April 29. The feeling in England is not greater than I anticipated. I hope it will make your government see the crime with which for four years it has fraternized. Mr. Seward's disability causes a suspension of our diplomatic discussions, which I think he is anxious to resume. He was aroused to great indignation when he heard that the British authorities at Nassau had been receiving the pirate Stonewall. A proclamation was
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 51: reconstruction under Johnson's policy.—the fourteenth amendment to the constitution.—defeat of equal suffrage for the District of Columbia, and for Colorado, Nebraska, and Tennessee.—fundamental conditions.— proposed trial of Jefferson Davis.—the neutrality acts. —Stockton's claim as a senator.—tributes to public men. —consolidation of the statutes.—excessive labor.— address on Johnson's Policy.—his mother's death.—his marriage.—1865-1866. (search)
of our diplomatic representatives abroad, with the view of insuring them due consideration, carrying his point against the opposition-of Fessenden and Grimes. May 16 and 17. Works, vol. x. pp. 450-457. He took part in the debate on a bill for relieving the Supreme Court of excessive business, stating his conviction that the department for more than thirty years, and carried a provision for the appointment of a second assistant secretary of state, a place intended for that officer. May 16 and 17: Works, vol. x. pp. 458-460. Other topics to which Sumner gave attention was a resolution on the attempted assassination of Alexander, Emperor of Russia, ting to the United States, March 19 (Globe. pp. 1492, 1493); claims or compensation of persons connected with the foreign service of the government, March 15 and 16, May 16. July 2 and 3 Globe, pp. 1421, 1439, 1443, 2615, 2621, 3523, 3549): the mission to Portugal. July 20 (Globe. pp. 3952-3954); the editing of the Confederate a
Edward L. Pierce, Memoir and letters of Charles Sumner: volume 4, Chapter 57: attempts to reconcile the President and the senator.—ineligibility of the President for a second term.—the Civil-rights Bill.—sale of arms to France.—the liberal Republican party: Horace Greeley its candidate adopted by the Democrats.—Sumner's reserve.—his relations with Republican friends and his colleague.—speech against the President.—support of Greeley.—last journey to Europe.—a meeting with Motley.—a night with John Bright.—the President's re-election.—1871-1872. (search)
and with your whole force, it was due to us to know at once, and that it might then become necessary for the Tribune to take a different tack. Mr. Reid had written, January 25, that Grant's name was not a symbol of union and victory. He wrote May 16, requesting the senator to contribute leaders to the Tribune, subjecting the President's qualifications for his office to critical analysis. The promoters of the movement were perplexed from the beginning as to the choice of a candidate,—it bsition of dissent from their own party. Harper's Weekly approved, Aug. 24, 1872, Blaine's criticism of Sumner's course. Sumner had been preparing for some weeks a speech against the re-election of President Grant, Sumner, in interviews, May 16 and 22. and in a letter to the colored people of Arkansas, May 22, had given intimations of his course. New York Tribune, May 17 and 23. and Congress had appointed June 3 as the end of the session. The report on the sale of arms to France had