Congressional Edition Volume 2178

Congressional Edition Volume 2178

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1884 edition. Excerpt: ... any, white or colored, asked me which way I was going to vote I told them it was none of his business; and I used that privilege because I thought I had a right to. Q. He didn't try to force you any way; threaten to discharge you, or anything!--A. Not to me he didn't; not to my knowledge. Q. If he did you never heard it!--A. No, sir; only one thing was stated to me: On one occasion he asked me if I had been attending public meetings--speakings; and he says, "Isaac, I would advise you to look out for yourself. You had better not attend these meetings, because the people are mightily excited over these meetings." Q. Was that lately!--A. No', sir; that was before this. Q. I mean just before the riot!--A. Yes, sir; before the riot; during that campaign; during these speakings going around. Q. He told you the people were very much excited!--A. Very much excited. Q. And you say on Saturday morning you heard people coming into the store, that they were very much excited; that is true, is it!--A. That is not my statement, but that is the fact of it Q. What was your statement!--A. I say the people seemed to be very much excited and all that; I could see by the speaking in the store; what they said I could not understand, because I was going about from place to place and could not remember what was said. Q. That was what I asked in substance, whether the people didn't seem to be very much excited t--A. Yes, sir; seemed to be much excitement about that time. Q. Do you know that Mr. Robinson is a sportsman, a man who shoots birds, hunts!--A. I know he is a physician, a practicing physician; has a large practice. He is a city physician; has a large practice both in the country and the city. Q. I didn't ask you one word about that; I asked if you...show more

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  • Paperback | 786 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 40mm | 1,379g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123652778X
  • 9781236527783