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Alfred H. Stone Collection
Volume: 81

7. Gideon Welles, “Lincoln and Johnson: Their Plan for Reconstruction and the Resumption of National Authority-- First Paper and Second Paper,” Galaxy 14 (April & May 1872): 521-32, 663-73, respectively.

Memoir of Reconstruction that compares President Andrew Johnson’s policy favorably to Lincoln’s plan prior to his assassination. The second paper argues that Johnson continued Lincoln’s policies in regard to Reconstruction and emphasizes federal-state relations. (The collection has another copy of the article in volume 3 [no. 20 & 21].)