Report of the Joint Select Committee to Inquire Into the Condition of Affairs in the Late Insurrectionary States, Made to the Two Houses of Congress February 19, 1872: Testimony, South Carolina

U.S. Government Printing Office, 1872

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Side 1658 - An act to enforce the rights of citizens of the United States to vote in the several States of this Union, and for other purposes,' " or any acts amendatory thereof or supplementary thereto.
Side 1634 - That all citizens of the United States who are or shall be otherwise qualified by law to vote at any election by the people in any State, Territory, district, county, city, parish, township, school district, municipality, or other territorial subdivision, shall be entitled and allowed to vote at all such elections, without distinction of race, color, or previous condition of servitude...
Side 1619 - States, conspire to overthrow, put down, or to destroy by force the Government of the United States, or to levy war against them, or to oppose by force the authority thereof, or by force to prevent, hinder, or delay the execution of any law of the United States, or by force to seize, take, or possess any property of the United States contrary to the authority thereof, they shall each be fined not more than five thousand dollars, or imprisoned not more than six years, or both.
Side 1660 - An Act to amend an Act approved May thirty-one, eighteen hundred and seventy, entitled "An Act to enforce the Rights of Citizens of the United States to vote in the several States of this Union, and for other Purposes.
Side 1671 - ... offending, and against the peace and dignity of the government of the United States * * *."' >' Trujillo was tried before Jmdge Houghton and promptly found guilty.
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Side 1648 - States to three peremptory challenges; and in all other cases, civil and criminal, each party shall be entitled to three peremptory challenges...
Side 1644 - Rainey to vote to be a right and privilege granted to him by the Constitution of the United States. This, as we have shown, is not so. The right of a citizen to vote depends upon the laws of the State in which he resides, and is not granted to him by the Constitution of the United States, nor is such right guaranteed to him by that instrument.
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Side 1619 - That if two or more persons within any State or Territory of the United States shall conspire together to overthrow, or to put down, or to destroy by force the government of the United States...

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