Stone Collection: Volume 97 - Item 19
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19. [Richard] Yates, The Great Problem—How It May Be Successfully Solved: Impartial Suffrage the Remedy for the Evils that Surround Us. Justice to the Black Loyalists as Well as Mercy to the White Traitors. Speech of Senator Yates, of Illinois, in the Senate of the United States, Friday, June 8, 1866 (N.p., [1866?]). (4 p.)
Speech in favor of a resolution containing language that later would be incorporated into the 15th Amendment.