Trial of Andrew Johnson

Trial of Andrew Johnson

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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. 1868 edition. Excerpt: ...men stand erect and free. A voice, "What about New Orleans?" You complain of the disfranchisement of the negroes in the southern States, while you would not give them the right of suffrage in Ohio to-day. Let your negroes vote in Ohio before you talk about negroes voting. Take the beam out of your own eye before you see the mote in your neighbor's eye. You are v?ry much disturbed about New Orleans; but. you will not allow the negro to vote in Ohio. This is all plain; we understand this all. And in parting with you to-night, let me invoke the blessing of God upon you, expressing my sincere thanks for the cordial manner in which you have received me. Mr. Edmunds. I move that the Senate sitting for this trial stand adjourned until to-morrow at 12 o'clock.. Mr. Fessenden. I wish to make a motion that takes precedence of that, that when the court adjourns it adjourn to meet on Monday next. Mr. Drake. That has been decided against. Mr. Fkssenden. It can be considered again, because other business has been done in the mean time. Mr. Edmunds. I rise to a point of order, that under the rules the motion to adjourn takes precedence. The Chief Justice. The Chair is of opinion that the motion to adjourn takes precedence of every other motion if it is not withdrawn. Mr. Edmunds. I will withdraw it at the request of the senator from Maine. Mr. Fessenden. I can afterward renew the motion to adjourn. The Chief Justice. The senator from Maine moves that when the Senate sitting as a court of impeachment adjourns, it adjourn to meet at 12 o'clock on Monday. Mr. Fekry called for the yeas and nays, and they were ordered; and being taken, resulted--yeas 16, nays 29; as follows: Yeas--Messrs. Buckalew, Corbett, Davis, Dixon, Doolittle, Fessenden, Fowler, Henderson, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 524 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 27mm | 925g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236657691
  • 9781236657695