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By Frederick E. Hosen

This choice of records (primarily statutes and presidential proclamations), offer a massive examine device that offers a distinct feel of the reconstruction strategy. incorporated are 37 acts of congress, forty four presidential proclamations, 8 congressional resolutions, one inaugural speech, one army box order, one presidential order, and warfare division circulars, all reproduced of their entirety and organized chronologically.

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