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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. 13 1 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 10 6 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 14, 1860., [Electronic resource] 7 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: June 8, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
Hon. J. L. M. Curry , LL.D., William Robertson Garrett , A. M. , Ph.D., Confederate Military History, a library of Confederate States Military History: Volume 1.1, Legal Justification of the South in secession, The South as a factor in the territorial expansion of the United States (ed. Clement Anselm Evans) 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 25, 1861., [Electronic resource] 6 0 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 6 0 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: December 15, 1865., [Electronic resource] 5 3 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: April 30, 1862., [Electronic resource] 5 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: March 20, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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Senator McDougal, of California, is in the city, but he has not yet appeared in his seat. The Tennessee members on the floor. The members elect to Congress from Tennessee, so far as they are present, to-day availed themselves of the privilege yesterday accorded to them in the House of occupying seats on the floor. Universal (negro) suffrage in the District. A large number of memorials in favor of universal suffrage are being presented in the House under the rule. Senator Morrill, of Maine, Chairman of Senate Committee on District of Columbia, is preparing a bill for enforcement of qualified negro suffrage in the District of Columbia. It is proposed to have it take effect at the next June election. So many intimations are heard in intelligent and influential republican quarters of the certainty of the passage of an act authorizing negro suffrage here, or the alternative of the repeal of the city charter, that the public are satisfied that one or the other will
The Daily Dispatch: December 15, 1865., [Electronic resource], Negro suffrage in the District of Columbia. (search)
Negro suffrage in the District of Columbia. --The Senate Committee on the District of Columbia held a meeting Tuesday morning, and passed a resolution declaring that universal suffrage should be established therein. The chairman, Senator Morrill, was authorized to examine the various bills on the subject referred to the committee, and to draft a bill comprising the best features of all, to be reported to the Senate.
into the expediency of providing by law for the adoption of the eight-hour system of all labor within the jurisdiction of Congress whenever practicable. Mr. Foot announced the death of Hon. Jacob Collamer, concluding by offering the usual resolutions of respect to the memory of of the deceased. In the House, the following committee was announced to inquire into the condition of the late so-called Confederate States: Mr. Stevens, of Pennsylvania; Mr. Washburne, of Illinois; Mr. Morrill, of Vermont; Mr. Grider, of Kentucky; Mr. Bingham, of Ohio; Mr. Conkling, of New York; Mr. Boutwell, of Massachusetts; Mr. Blow, of Missouri; Mr. Rogers, of New Jersey. The House resolved that, the Senate concurring, the two bodies adjourn from December 20th to January 9th. The House passed a bill appropriating thirty thousand dollars for repairing and refurnishing the White House. Also a bill appropriating over fifteen millions of dollars for the payment of invalid and other p
two hundred and fifty thousand dollars for the purpose of subsidizing certain members of Congress, in order to secure the passage of an amendment to the currency act, giving these banks the benefit of their lost circulation. This scheme Mr. Clark discountenances altogether, and recommends that the banks which have already contributed their quota, immediately demand the refunding of the money advanced for so dishonorable a purpose. The following is the committee on the part of the House to inquire into the condition of the late Confederate States: Messrs. Stevens, of Pennsylvania; Washburne, of Illinois; Morrill, of Vermont; Grider, of Kentucky; Bingham, of Ohio; Conkling, of New York; Boutwell, of Massachusetts; Blow, of Missouri; and Rogers, of New Jersey. Mr. Washburne, of Illinois, introduced a resolution for an adjournment of Congress over the holidays. This was, after debate, amended so as to fix the time from the 20th of December to the 9th of January, and passed.