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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 66

7. F[ernando] C. Beaman, Reconstruction. Speech of F. C. Beaman, of Michigan, in the House of Representatives, March 22, 1864, on the Bill to Guarantee to Certain States, Whose Governments Have Been Usurped or Overthrown, a Republican Form of Government (Washington, DC: H. Polkinhorn, 1864). (14 p.)

Speech in favor of language in a bill that would eventually be incorporated into the Reconstruction Act of 1867, thereby inaugurating Congressional Reconstruction.