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General Grant's Order for the Protection of Cit. | the citizen must be left to the States alone, and under such izens.
regulations as the respective States choose voluntarily to
prescribe.” HEADQUARTERS OF THE ARMY,
We have seen this doctrine of State sovereignty carried ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE,
out in its practical results until all authority in Congress WASHINGTON, July 6, 1866.
was denied, the Union temporarily destroyed, the constitu(General Orders, No. 44.]
tional rights of the citizen of the South nearly annihilated, Department, district, and post commanders in the States and the land desolated by civil war. lately in rebellion are hereby directed to arrest all persons The time has come when the restructure of Southern who have been or may hereafter be charged with the com State government must be laid on constitutional principles, mission of crimes and offences against officers, agents, citi. or the despotism, grown up under an atrocious leadership, zens, and inhabitants of the United States, irrespective of be permitted to remain. We know of no other plan than color, in cases where the civil authorities have failed, neg. that Congress, under its constitutional powers, shall now lected, or are unable to arrest and bring such parties to exercise its authority to establish the principle whereby trial, and to detain them in military confinement until such protection is made coextensive with citizenship. time as a proper judicial tribunal may be ready and willing We maintain that no State, either by its organic law of to try them.
legislation can make transgression on the rights of the A strict and prompt enforcement of this order is required. citizen legitimate. We demand and ask you to concur in By command of Lieutenant General Grant:
demanding protection to every citizen of the great Republic E. D. TOWNSEND, on the basis of equality before the law; and further, that Assistant Adjutant General. no State government should be recognized as legitimate
under the Constitution in so far as it does not by its organic
law make impartial protection full and complete. Unconditional Union Convention of Maryland, Under the doctrine of “State sovereignty," with rebels in June 6, 1866.
the foreground, controlling Southern legislatures, and em
bittered by disappointment in their schemes to destroy the Resolved, That the registered loyal voters of Maryland Union, there will be no safety for the loyal element of the will listen to no propositions to repeal or modify the regis South. Our reliance for protection is now on Congress, and try law, which was enacted in conformity with the provis; the great Union party that has stood and is standing by our ions of the constitution, and must remain in full force until
nationality, by the constitutional rights of the citizen, and such time as the registered voters of the State shall decree
by the beneficent principles of the government. that the organic law shall be changed. 2. That the loyal people of the State are “the legitimate South into conjunctive action with the true friends of re
For the purpose of bringing the loyal Unionists of the guardians and depositaries of its power,” and that the dis
publican government in the North, we invite you to send loyal “have no just right to complain of the hardships of a
delegates in goodly numbers from all the Southern States, law which they have themselves deliberately provoked." including Missouri, Kentucky, West Virginia, Maryland,
3. That it is the opinion of this convention, that if dis and Delaware, to meet at Independence Hall, in the city of . loyal persons should be registered, it will be the duty of Philadelphia, on the first Monday of September next. It judges of election to administer the oath prescribed by the
is proposed that we should meet at that time to recommend constitution to all whose loyalty may be challenged, and, in measures for the establishment of such government in the the language of the constitution, to “ carefully exclude from South as accords with and protects the rights of all citizens. voting all that are disqualified.
We trust this call will be responded to by numerous dele 4. That we cordially. endorse the reconstruction policy of gations of such as represent the true loyalty of the South. Congress, which excludes the leaders of the rebellion from
That kind of government which gives full protection to all all offices of profit or trust under the National Government, rights of the citizen, such as our fathers intended, we claim and places the basis of representation on the only just and as our birthright. Either the lovers of constitutional libhonest principle, and that a white man in Virginia or South erty must rule the nation or rebels and their sympathizers Carolina should have just as much representative power, be permitted to misrule it. Shall loyalty or disloyalty have and no more, than a white man in Pennsylvania or Ohio. the keeping of the destinies of the nation? Let the re
5. That the question of negro suffrage is not an issue in sponses to this call which is now in circulation for signatures, the State of Maryland, but is raised by the enemies of the and is being numerously signed, answer. Notice is given Union party for the purpose of dividing and distracting it, that gentlemen at a distance can have their names attached and by this means to ultimately enable rebels to vote.
to it by sending a request by letter directed to D. W. Bing6. That we are pledged to the maintenance of the pres- | ham, Esq., of Washington, D.C. ent constitution of Maryland, which expressly and em
Tennessee. phatically prohibits both rebel suffrage and negro suffrage,
.W. B. STOKES, and we are equally determined to uphold the registry law,
Jos. S. FOWLER, which disfranchises rebels and excludes negroes from voting,
Texas......... and have no desire or intention of rescinding or abolishing
A. J. HAMILTON,
GEO. W. PASCHAL, either the constitution or the registry law. 7. That we warn the Union men of Maryland " that no
• LORENZO SHERWOOD,
C. B. SABIN. Union man, high or low, should court the favor of traitors, as they can never win it—from the first they have held him
G. W. ASHBURN,
HENRY G. COLE, as their enemy, and to the last they will be his; and that they should eschew petty rivalries, frivolous jealousies,
...J. W. McCLURG,
John R. KELSO, and self-seeking cabals; so shall they save theniselves falling one by one, an unpitied sacrifice, in a contemptible
J. F. BENJAMIN, struggle."
GEO. W. ANDERSON. The vote upon the adoption of each resolution was unani
Virginia.... .John B. TROTA, mous, with the exception of the sixth resolution, upon
J. M. STEWART, which a division was called, and the result showed 54 yeas
WM. N. BERKLEY, to 14 nays.
ALLEN C. HARMON, The resolutions were then read as a whole, and adopted
* LEWIS MCKENZIE, unanimously as the utterance of the Convention.
J. W. HUNNICUTT,
ALEX. M. DAVIS.
North Carolina..... TO THE LOYAL UNIONISTS OF THE SOUTE:
DANIEL R. GOODLOE. The great issue is upon us! The majority in Congress,
Alabama.... ...GEORGE REESE, and its supporters, firmly declare that “the rights of the
D. H. BINGHAM, citizen enumerated in the Constitution, and established by
M. R. SAFFOLD, the supreme law, must be maintained inviolate.”
J. H. LARCOMBE, Rebels and rebel sympathizers assert that “the rights of WASHINGTON, July 4, 1866.
XIII.— Interesting Figures chiefly from the Census of 1860, bearing on Representation.
to whole According
populat'n, to White over 20. lation.
of 1860. ulation. der Census Slave Pop- including Suffrage.
* Nevada admitted since, with one Representative—making whole number, at present, 242. West Virginia created since, with three Representatives-leaving Virginia 8, instead of 11 allowed in 1860. + Including Asiatics.
Voles in the U. S. House of Representatives on the Various Tariffs.
Tariff of Tariff of Tariff of Tariff of Tariff of Tariff of Tariff of Tariff of Tariff of
1816. 1824. 1828. 1832. 1842. 1846. 1857. 1861. 1864.
Tariff Bill of 1866.*
Statement of the Public Debt of the United States on the 1st of June, 1866.
* July 12–In SENATE, postponed till December next-yeas 23, nays 17, as follow: YEAs--Messrs. Brown, Davis, Doolittle, Foster, Grimes, Guthrie, llarris, IJenderson, Hendricks, Johnson, Kirkwood, Lane, Morgan, Nesmith, Norton, Pomeroy, Ridule, Sauls bury, Sumner, Trumbull, Willey, Williams, Wilson—23.
Nays-Messrs. Anthony, Chandler, Clark, Conness, Cowan, Cragin, Edmunds, Fessenden, Howard, Howe, Poland, Ramsey, Sherman, Sprague, Stewart, Van Winkle, Wade-17.
ALABAMA, reconstruction facts, 12, 21-34; claimants in Con- , ELECTIONS OF 1866, returns of, 120.
gress, 107, 108 ; resolutions of legislature, 22; laws on ELECTIVE FRANCHISE in the States, resolution concerning, freedmen, 33, 34.
110; in Territories, to be no discrimination on account AMENDMENT OF CONSTITUTION, President Johnson's message, of color, 116; President Johnson's allusion to, 19, 20,
and Secretary Seward's report upon, 83, 84; votes adopt 24, 49, 52–55; President Lincoln, note, 24.
ing, 102; preliminary votes and propositions, 103-106. FENIANS, President Johnson's proclamation respecting, 17, AMNESTY, President Johnson's proclamation of, 9; Mr. Sew 18; Attorney General Speed's order for arrest of, note, ard's circular, 10.
18; resolution on, 113, 114. ANCONA, SYDENHAM E., resolution on Fepians, 113.
FLORIDA, provisional governor appointed, 12; General GillANTI-SLAVERY AMENDMENT, announcement of ratification of, more's order annulling the call of acting Gov. Allison
6; action of insurrectionary States. 19–24; President for meeting of rebel legislature, 24 ; reconstruction, Johnson's telegrams respecting, 22, 23, 25.
steps in, 24, 25; Freedmen's code, 38–41; claimants in APPOINTMENTS TO OFFICE, President Johnson's order respect Congress, 107, 108. ing, 17.
Foor, SOLOMON, Senator, death of, 107. ARKANSAS, President Johnson's telegram to Gov. Murphy, FORNEY, JOHN W., Secretary of the Senate, 107; allusion of 28; claimants in Congress, 107, 108.
President Johnson to, 61. ÅRREST OF DAVIS, CLAY, &c., order for, 7; release of Clay, FREEDMEN, orders respecting, 12, 13; laws concerning, 29-44, note, 8; resolution on trial of Davis, 113.
FREEDMEN'S BUREAU, President Johnson's veto of bill for, and ASSASSINS OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President Johnson's orders votes on passing and repassing, 68-74; number of rations for trial and punishment of, 7.
issued by, to April 1, 1866, note, 69. BINGHAM, JOHN A., reports on immunities of citizens, 105; GEORGIA, General Gillmore's order annulling Gov. Brown's
concerning Tennessee, 105; amendment to resolution call for a meeting of the rebel legislature, 20; reconon President's policy, 111.
struction, steps in, 20, 21; laws on freedmen, 32, 33; BLOCKADE, proclamation concerning, 7, 9, 13.
claimants in Congress, 107, 108. BOUTWELL, GEORGE S., resolution respecting trial of Jeffer-GRANT, ULISSES S., General, report on condition of insurrecson Davis, 113.
tionary States, 67, 68; surrender of Lee to, 120, 121; BROOKS, JAMES, Representative in thirty-ninth Congress, 108; orders of, to protect loyal persons and suppress disloyal unseated, note, 108.
newspapers, 122, 123, 124. BROWNLOW, WILLIAM G., President Johnson's telegram to, IIABEAS Corpus, annulling suspension of, in certain States, 27.
15; resolution on, 112; bill respecting, 116. CABINET of President Johnson, 107.
HALE, ROBERT S., amendment to District of Columbia sufCAMPBELL, JOHN A., parole of, 14.
frage bill, 114. CANBY, E. R. S., telegram forbidding meeting of rebel legis- HARLAN, JAMES, Secretary of tho Interior, 107. latures, 19.
HENDERSON, JAMES II. D., resolution on punishment of treaCENSUS TABLES, on Representation, population, &c., 125.
son, 109. CITIZENSHIP OF UNITED STATES, proposed Constitutional HILL, RALPH, resolution on test oath, 110.
amendment respecting, 102; legislation upon, 78; Pres- HOLDEN, WILLIAM W., appointed provisional governor of ident Johnson's views, 74.
North Carolina, 11; President Johnson's telegram to, CIVIL Rights, proposed amendment to secure, 102-106.
respecting rebel debt, 19; defeated for Governor, 19. CIVIL RIGHTS BILL, President Johnson's veto of, and votes IIOMESTEAD ACT, bill extending the, votes on, 116. on passing and re-passing, 74-80.
HOWARD, 0. O., orders of, as Commissioner of Freedmen's CLARK, CHARLES, parole of, 14 ; attempt to call rebel legisla Affairs, 12, 13. ture and General Canby's order forbidding, 19.
INSURRECTIONARY STATES, President's proclamations concernCLAY, CLEMENT C., reward for arrest, 8; parole of, note, 8. ing7, 9, 11, 13-17; reconstruction steps in, 18-28; leCODES, FREEDMEN's, orders, and legislation, 12, 13, 29-44. gislation respecting freedmen, 29-44; President JohnCOLORADO, bill for admission of, veto and votes, 81-83.
son's messages, concerning, 64-67 ; Lieutenant General COLORED PEOPLE, of District of Columbia, President Johnson's Grant's report, 67, 68; President Johnson on represen
address to, 63; conventions and action of, in insurrec tation of, 57–66, 71, 72; votes in Congress upon, note, tionary States, 18, 20, 21-21.
72; reports and propositions, 102-106; claimants from, COLORED SOLDIERS, President Johnson's addresses to, 49-52. for seats in Congress, and memoranda respecting, 107, COLORED SUFFRAGE, President Johnson's telegram to Prov. 109.
Gov. Sharkey on, 19, 20; President Lincoln's letter to | JOHNSON, ANDREW, Cabinet of, 107: inauguration of, 44. Governor Hahn on, note, 20; President Johnson's allu- | Jounson, ANDREW, INTERVIEWS AND SPEECHES—To citizens sions to, 24, 49, 52–55; proposed in District of Columbia, of Indiana, 41-47; Nashville speech of June 9, 1864, 114-116; in the Territories, 116; proposed in Connec note, 46, 47; to Virginia refugees, 47, 48; with George ticut and vote, 120.
L. Stearns, 48, 49; to colored soldiers, October 10, 1865, COMMERCIAL INTERCOURSE, President Johnson's orders re 49-51; with Senator Dixon, 51-52; with colored delegaspecting, 7, 9, 13.
tion respecting suffrage, and reply of, 52-55; with comCONGRESS, resolution on duty of, to guarantee a republican mittee of the Virginia legislature, 56-58; speech of
form of goverument, 112; President Johnson's telegram February 22, 1866, 58-63; speech to colored people of to Provisional Governor Perry on organization of 39th, District of Columbia, 63. 24; members of 39th, 107, 108,
JOHNSON, ANDREW, MESSAGES OF-Annual, 64-66 ; special, CONNECTICUT, election of 1865 on colored suffrage, and elec on the condition of the insurrectionary States, 66, 67; tion of 1866, 120.
veto of Freedmen's Bureau bill, 68-72; veto of civil CONSTITUTION OF THE UNITED STATES, copy of, 1-6; Mr. Sew rights bill, 74-78; veto of Colorado bill, 81, 82; on pro
ard's certificate of ratification of anti-slavery amend posed constitutional amendment, 83. ment, 6; President Johnson's message on proposed JOHNSON, ANDREW, ORDERS AND PROCLAMATIONS OF, 7-18; amendment to, 83; votes on propositions of amendment, on commercial intercourse and blockade, 7, 9, 13; for 102-106.
trial and punishment of Abraham Lincoln's assassins, CONTENTION, proposed National Union, 118; resolution of 7; for arrest of Jefferson Davis, Clement C. Clay, and
Democratic National, 118; of Penns ania Union and others, 7 for release of latter, note, 8; recognizing Democrat, 123; Union National, 117; Maryland Union, Pierpoint's administration in Virginia, 8; respecting 124; Southern Unionist, 124.
rebel cruisers receiving hospitality in foreign ports, 9; COOPER, EDMUND, telegram respecting peace proclamation, of amnesty, 9, 10; appointing provisional governors in 17; claimant of seat in Congress, 108.
North Carolina, Mississippi, Georgia, Texas, Alabama, DAVIS, JEFFERSON, President Johnson's order for arrest of, 7; South Carolina, Florida, 11, 12; respecting freedmen, 12, resolution for trial of, 113.
13; for return of property to pirdoned persons, 13; reDEFREES, JOSEPH H., resolution on elective franchise, 110. specting the State of Tennessee, 13, 14; Passports for paDEMOCRATIC NATIONAL PLATFORM of 1864, 118; Address of roled prisoners, 14 ; paroling certain State prisoners, 14;
Democratic Congressmen, 119, 120; platform of Penna., withdrawing martial law from Kentucky, 15; annulling 123.
the suspension of the habeas corpus, 15; announcing DENNISON, WILLIAM, Postmaster General, 107.
that the rebellion has ended, 15, 16; President John. DIRECT Taxes, proposed constitutional amendment on, 104. son's interprctation thereof, note, 17; in relation to DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, President Johnson on proposed suf appointments to office, 17; in relation to trials by milifrage in, 52; bill on suffrage, 114-116.
tary courts and comm ssions, 17; forbidding the invaDODGE, WILLIAM E., qualified as representative, note, 108. sion of Canada by the Fenians, 17, 18. DOUGLASS, FREDERICK, interview with President Johnson, Johnson, ANDREW, TELEGRAMS OF, to Provisional Governor 52-56.
Holden on repudiating rebel debt of North Carolina, EDMUNDS, GEORGE F., qualified as Senator, note, 107.
19; to Provisional Governor Sharkey, on colored suf
frage in Mississippi, 19, 20; to Provisional Governor | REPRESENTATION, proposed constitutional amendment Johnson ou repudiating rebel debt of Georgia, 20, 21; 102-105; census tables on, 125. to Provisional Governor Perry of South Carolina on REPRESENTATION OF INSURRECTIONARY STATES, President Jobs ratifying anti-slavery amendment, 22, on annulling son's allusions to, 57-66, 71, 72, 82; concurrent recol ordinance of secession, 23, on Representatives elected tion upon, note, 72; majority and minority reports up to Congress presenting their credentials, 24; to Pro 84–101 ; bills and propositions relating to, 102-11 visional Governor Marvin of Florida, 25; to Governor resolution concerning, 109. Brownlow of Tennessee on sustaining and enforcing the REPRESENTATIVES IN THIRTY-NINTA CONGRESS AND CLAIMANS election laws of that State, 27; to Governor Murphy of 108, 109. Arkansas, 28.
RESOLUTIONS ON POLITICAL SUBJECTS, 109-114. JOHNSON, ANDREW, thanks of House to, 113; sundry resolu- RHODE ISLAND, election of 1866, 120. tions respecting, 111, 112.
SCHENCK, ROBERT C., propositions on representation, 104, JOHNSON, JAMES, appointed provisional governor of Geor 105; on Fepian resolution, 114; on suffrage in Districs gia, 12, telegrams from and to, 20, 21.
of Columbia, 115. Jounstos, JOSEPH E., agreement with General Sherman, SENATORS IN Tuirty-NINTH CONGRESS, AND CLAIMANTS, 107 121, 122.
108. JOINT RECONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE, majority and minority SEWARD, WILLIAM H., Secretary of State, 107 ; certificate of
reports of, 87-101; various propositions of, and votes ratification of anti-slavery amendment, 6; telegrams upon, 102-106.
to provisional governors, 21, 23, 24, 25;. report on KELLEY, WILLIAM D., bill to regulate suffrage in District of transmission of proposed constitutional amendment, Columbia, 114.
83, 84, KENTUCKY, withdrawal of martial law, 15.
SHARKEY, WILLIAM L., provisional governor of Mississippi! KIRKWOOD, SAMUEL J., qualified as Senator, note, 107.
12; action as, 19, 20; President Johnson's telegram on LEE, R. E, surrender to General Grant, 120, 121.
colored suffrage, 19, 20; claimant as Senator, 107. LINCOLN, ABRAHAM, orders for trial and punishment of assas SHERMAN, WILLIAM T., agreement with General Joseph E.
sins of, 7; letter of, to Governor Hahn on colored suf Johnston, 121, 122. frage, note, 20; telegram to General Weitzel forbidding SICKLES, DANIEL E., order of, setting aside South Carolina's the meeting of the rebel legislature of Virginia, 26.
code, 36–38. LIST OF CONGRESSMEN AND CLAIMANTS, 107, 108.
South CAROLINA, provisional governor appointed, 12; reLONGYEAR, JOHN W., resolutions on public affairs, 111-113. construction, steps in, 22–21; General Gillmore's order LOUISIANA, J. M. Wells elected Governor, 28; James T. Mon annulling Governor Magrath's call for legislature, 22;
roe mayor of New Orleans, and pardon of, 28, 29; legis President Johnson's and Secretary Seward's telegrams, lation on freedmen, 43, 41; claimants in Congress, 107, 22, 23, 24; failure to repudiate rebel debt, note, 24; 108.
form of ratifying anti-slavery amendment, 23; laws MARVIN, WM., appointed provisional governor of Florida, on freedmen, and order of General Sickles relating 12; claimant of seat in Senate, 107.
thereto, 34-37; claimants in Congress, 107, 108. MARYLAND, Unconditional Union platform, 124.
SPEED, JAMES, Attorney General, 107; order for arrest of McCulloch, Hugi, Secretary of Treasury, 107.
Fenians, note, 18.
STEARNS, GEORGE L., President Johnson's interview with, MESSAGES OF PRESIDENT Joanson, annual, 64-66; on con
48, 49. dition of insurrectionary States, 66; vetoes of Freedmen's STEPHENS, ALEXANDER H., parole of, 14; claimant in CodBureau, Civil Rights, and Colorado bills, 64-82; on pro
gress, 107. posed constitutional amendment, 82.
STEVENS, THADDEUS, allusion of President Johnson to, 61 ; MILITARY Courts, effect of peace proclamation upon, note, resolution on representation, note, 72; propositions 17; order in relation to trials by, 17.
from Reconstruction Committee, 103–105; resolution MISSISSIPPI, rebel legislature forbidden to assemble, 19; on test oath for lawyers, 111; motion not to recogniz.
reconstruction steps in, 19, 20; President Johnson's the North Carolina State government, 113. telegram to Provisional Governor Sharkey on col- STOCKTON, JOIN P., Senator, 107; unseated, note, 107. ored suffrage, 19, 20; convention of colored people of, SUFFRAGE in District of Columbia, 114-116; in territories, 20; laws on freedmen, 29–32; claimants in Congress, 116, 117; vote in Connecticut, 120; President Lincoln 107, 108.
upon, note, 20; President Johnson, 19, 20, 24, 49, 52–55. MORRILL, LOT M.. amendments to District of Columbia suf- SUMNER, CHARLES, allusion of President Johnson to, 61. frage bill, 115.
TABER, STEPHEN, amendment to homestead act, 116 NEBRASKA, election of 1866, 120.
TABULAR STATEMENTS, on representation, tariff, debt, 125, NEW IIAMPSHIRE, election of 1866, 120.
126. NEW JERSEY, Senator from, unseated, note, 107.
TARIFF, votes on all, since 1816, 126. NORTH CAROLINA, provisional governor appointed, 11; steps TENNESSEE, President Johnson's proclamation respecting
taken in reconstruction, 18, 19; claimants for seats in suppression of insurrection in, 13; franchise acts in, 27, Senate and House, 107, 108; convention of colored peo 23, and President Johnson's telegram concerning, 27; ple of, 18; laws concerning freedmen, 29.
legislation on freedmen, 42, 43; joint resolution conOFFICE, President Johnson's order respecting appointments cerning, 105. to, 17.
TERRITORIES, elective franchise in, 116. ORDERS, MILITARY, of General Sickles, setting aside Freed- TERRY, General, order setting aside vagrant act of Virginia, i
men's code for South Carolina, 36-38; of General Terry 41, 42; sustained by President Johnson, 42. in Virginia, 41-42; President Johnson declined to inter- Test OATH, action of North Carolina requesting repeal of, fere, 42; of General Grant to protect loyal persons and 19; of Mississippi, 20; vote in Ilonse on, 110, 111, suppress disloyal newspapers, 122, 123, 124.
Texas, provisional governor appointed, 12; action of conOREGON, election of 1866, 120.
vention, 28; legislation on freedmen, 43. PARDONED REBELS, order for return of property to, 13. THORNTON, ANTHoxy, resolution on elective franchise, 110. PAROLED PRISONERS, passports ordered for, 14, 15.
TREASON, PUNISHMENT OF, resolution respecting, 109. PARSONS, LEWIS E., appointed provisional governor of Ala- TRENTOLM, GEORG" A., parole of, 14. bama, 12; claimant of seat as Senator, 107.
VIRGINIA, order to re-establish authority of United States in, PENNSYLVANIA, resolutions of Union and Democratic conven 8, 9; call for meeting of rebel legislature, 25; Mr. Lintions, 123.
coln's telegram forbidding it, 25; legislation, &c., in, 26, Perry, BENJAMIN F., appointed provisional governor of 27; freedmen's code, and General Terry's order setting
South Carolina, 12; telegrams on sundry topics, 22, 23, as de vagrant act, 41, 42; claimants in Congress, 107, 24; claimant of seat as Senator, 107.
103. PHILLIPS, WENDELL, allusion of President Johnson to, 61 VOORHEES, DANIEL W., R-presentative in Thirty-Ninth ConPLATFORMS OF 1861, Union and Democratic, 117, 118.
gress, 108; unseated, note, 108; resolution endorsing PROVISIONAL GOVERNORS appointed, 11, 12.
President Jobnson's policy, 111. PUBLIC DEBT, resolution respecting inviolability of, 109; pro- Warren, G UVENNEUR R., General, telegram of General
posed constitutional amendment respecting, 102, 103; Cuiby to, prohibiting the meeting of the rebel legislaamount of, 126.
ture of Mississippi, 19. PUBLIC LANDS, legislation on, 116.
WASHBURN, IIENRY D., qualified as Representative, note, 108. RANDALL, SAMUEL J., resolution on public debt, 109.
WELLES, Gideon, Secretary of the Navy, 107. REBEL CRUISERS, proclamation concerning, 9.
West Virginia, vill, votus on, 116; election of 1866, 120. REBELLION SUPPRESSED, proclamation announcing the, 15, 16. Willey, WAITMAN T, amendment to District of Columbia REBELS PARDONED, order for return f property to, 13.
bill 115, 116. REBEL DEBT, proposition to repudiate, 102, 106; resolution Williams, THOMAS, resolution on withdrawal of military
concerning, 109; action of legislatures of insurrection force, 111. ary states on rebel State debt, 19, 21, 23, 24.28.
Wilson, JAMES F., proposition relative to rebel d.bt, 100, RECONSTRUCTION COMMITTEE, majority and minority reports resolutio on representation, 109, 110; amondcaent to af, 84–101; yotes upon propositions of, 102-106.
District of Columbia bill, 114,