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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 6

20. Thomas Williams, Speech of Hon. Thomas Williams, of Pennsylvania, on the Restoration of the Union. Delivered in the House of Representatives, April 28, 1864 ([Washington, DC?]: W. H. Moore, [1864?]). (16 p.)

Optimistic assessment of the State of the Union after the war. The speaker concludes with this statement. “Our Government will be no longer an experiment, but a fact of history; and we shall resume our no longer questionable rank among the great Powers of the earth, as a first among our peers—the great Republic of the Western Hemisphere, one and indivisible.”