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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 10

11. James G. Blaine, Practicable Amnesty. In the House of Representatives, January 14, 1876 (N.p., [1876?]). (1 p.)

Speech in the House of Representatives regarding the question of whether Jefferson Davis should be granted amnesty. The speaker refers to attempts by the Democratic Party in the South to impeach Republican governors (e.g., Holden in North Carolina and Ames in Mississippi) and argues that those actions should not be encouraged by granting amnesty for Jefferson Davis.