TITLE

Veto of Freedmen's Bureau Bill

AUTHOR(S)
Johnson, Andrew
PUB. DATE
August 2017
SOURCE
Veto of Freedmen's Bureau Bill;8/1/2017, p3596
SOURCE TYPE
Primary Source Document
DOC. TYPE
Legal Material
ABSTRACT
Presents the president's message to the United States Senate on February 19, 1866, regarding his veto of the Freedmen's Bureau Bill. Question of timing; Opposition to the bill's plan to establish military jurisdiction over the parts of the United States containing refugees and freedmen; Question of duration of the legislation; Concerns about abuse of patronage; Concerns about due process of law; Ways in which the bill will injure the freedmen themselves.
ACCESSION #
21213370

 

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