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Letter to William Sharkey

Governor William L. Sharkey, Jackson, Miss. I am gratified to see that you have organized…
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Veto of the Civil Rights Bill

To the Senate of the United States: I regret that the bill which has passed…
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Veto of the Freedmen’s Bureau Bill

To the Senate of the United States: I have examined with care the bill which…
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Speech to the Citizens of Washington

Fellow-citizens for I presume I have the right to address you as such to the…
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Johnson’s Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction

Whereas, the President of the United States, on the 8th day of December, A. D.…
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State of the Union Address (1868)

Fellow—Citizens of the Senate and House of Representatives: Upon the reassembling of Congress it again…
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State of the Union Address (1867)

Source: James D. Richardson, ed., A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents,…
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State of the Union Address (1866)

Fellow—Citizens of the Senate and House of Representatives: After a brief interval the Congress of…
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State of the Union Address (1865)

Source: Andrew Johnson, First Annual Message, December 4, 1865. Online by Gerhard Peters and John…
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