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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 65

6. David Dudley Field, The United States against William I. Cruikshank and Two Others. Argument of Mr. David Dudley Field on Behalf of the Defendants (New York: John Polhemus, 1875). (43 p.)

Argument challenging the constitutionality of the Enforcement Act (1870) in a case growing out of the Colfax Massacre in Louisiana on Easter Sunday [April 13], 1873, when African Americans tried to vote.