Richard Yates to Unknown

Title

Richard Yates to Unknown

Publisher

Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum

Date

1865-01-29

Rights

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum holds all rights and permissions.

Format

pdf

Language

eng

Identifier

511820

Transcription

On the 29th Jany 1865

To Rep. friends too late 4

millions--appalled at this 

enchant,your own wand

the [sequences?] of your teaching.

As for me not appalled [when?]

U.S. confronts me-I accept

the situation-I fight not

agst logic of events or [dearest?]

of prov-I expected it Sir & I

meet it half way-I am

for U.S.-I bid it "all hail

all hail!

The [unit?] of M. Howard

Those in military service

read & write--property

$250

Afterwards at the 2nd Session

of the 39th Congress,Dec 3, 1866

W Sumner called up Bill

for S. in Dist of Columbia

On the 10th January, the Bill

came up & on my motion


was recommitted--& the

qualification cause

struck out

On the 13th of Dec-passed

the Senate 32 Ayes & 13 in

Negative-& on the 16th

came before the House

& passed without discussion

118 for 46 against

Veto 7th Jany

       8th Jany passed

over veto

Aristocratic principle

Every other State or Ter-

elected both [illegible] of Legislative

-Colored vote- takes away

[thier?] rights-undoes all

that was done

Washn--Geo Town County & Congress

---

                        29 Jany 1865

Status

Complete

Percent Completed

100

Weight

20

Original Format

4

Citation

“Richard Yates to Unknown,” Chronicling Illinois, accessed November 27, 2020, http://alplm-cdi.com/chroniclingillinois/items/show/20609.