December 2, 1864 With attention to the question of an amnesty for rebelling states and reconstruction of the government, this discussion ends with an affirmation of Lincoln’s assertion that “whether…

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June 23, 1865 Under the Refuge of Oppression column there is a lengthy letter from Augustin L. Taveau, Charleston, addressed to the N. Y. Tribune.  The author cites some of…

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October 20, 1865 Here is a series of letters purported to illustrate that Garrison has expressed “satisfaction” with the Mississippi Constitution.  The editor comments:  ” the readers of the Liberator…

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