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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 61

4. J. S. McNeilly, “History of the Measures Submitted to the Committee on Elective Franchise, Apportionment, and Election in the Constitution Convention of 1890,” Publications of Mississippi Historical Society 6 (1902): 129-40.

Explanation of how control of the Mississippi legislature and, consequently, the election of United States Senators was determined on the basis of white supremacy, including steps taken by the Convention to obviate restrictions imposed by the Fifteenth Amendment.