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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 7

10. Condition of the South! An Impartial Review of Affairs in Mississippi by Two residents of that State: Letters of Ex-Senator Revels (Colored), and Attorney General Harris (N.p., [1876?]). (4 p.)

Two letters providing accounts of violence employed by Democrats in Mississippi during the election of 1875 to intimidate black Republicans. (This tactic, which was successful, became known as the “Mississippi Plan” and was used in other Southern states to keep African Americans from voting.)