Index to Reports of Committees of the House Representatives for the Second Sessions of the Forty-Thired Congress 1874-75

Index to Reports of Committees of the House Representatives for the Second Sessions of the Forty-Thired Congress 1874-75

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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. 1875 edition. Excerpt: ...No, sir; I don't know what thev did about that. Q. Then you did not become a democrat because you knew anything about politics--A. I did not know nothing about politics. Q. You knew something about slavery?--A. Yes, sir. Q. You knew that they bought and sold black men and women?--A. Yes, sir. Q. You knew a good many whipped black men and women?--A. I never saw one. Q. You knew that other.-did?--A. Yes, sir. Q. You did not want to he a slave, did you?--A. Well, it didn't make much difference with me, the way I was tieated. Q. Well, you don't think yi ur colored friends wanted to remain iu slavery?--A. 0. no, sir; it was a good thing to set iliem fre. Q. Yet you have no respect for that party which made your colored friends free tiuJ then secured them the right of voting and the rights of citizenship. You don't care anything about that?--A. O, that was all right. V. Well, you have no gratitude toward them for doing that?--A. Well, yes, sir. Q. But you turn right around and vote for the men every one of whom voted against everyone of those propositions; fought against the first proposition to make you free, and iben voted against the proposition to make you a citizen, to make you a man, and then against the proposition to give you the right to vote; that is what you state '.--A. Well, so lar as voting, it is something I don't care much about. Q. Whom did you work for in Iritid i--A. I was working for Mr. Jones. l. You were working for a democrat, then?--A. I think he is. y. You voted just as he told you to?--A. He never told me how to vote. Q. Didn't you ask him?--A. No, sir; I did not ask him. Q. You just said that you did not know anything about politics or how to vote!--A. Well, I say I voted my own way. Q. How did you happen to vote that...show more

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  • English
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  • 1236655338
  • 9781236655332