Browse Articles (14 total)

January 5, 1871

In Henrico county, numerous White teachers were appointed for each school, but only one African-American teacher was appointed for the school, and there were vacant positions for African-American school teachers.

October 24, 1870

One day down the line, after years and years pass, General Robert E. Lee will come to be appreciated for the man that he was, or so it is framed in this article. However, it is not just those in the Richmond who believe this, as an article from the…

October 18, 1869

The question of who the next Senators will be has not been answered. The Dispatch gives the names of a few men who they have labeled as formidable candidates.

March 29, 1869

Virginia should be represented at Washington. The gentlemen of the State "would be eminetely useful at this time in helping obtain useful and necessary legislation for the State and the South."

January 27, 1869

Passage of the law requiring those disqualified to vacate their positions within thirty days has people questioning whether the Virginia convention will achieve anything. According to some lead congressmen, this is not indicative to how congress is…

January 21, 1869

Letter from the Virginia committee to the senate judiciary committee. The committee does not agree with universal suffrage because the recent freedmen in their current uneducated state, are unsafe depositories of political power. However, due to the…

January 18, 1869

Mr. Stuart presents to the Senate that no citizen's rights to vote or hold office should be denied or abridged based on race, color, or previous place of servitude.

January 7, 1869

While the authors of the Virginia constitution do not believe in "negro" suffrage in their "present uneducated position", they do believe that they need to make some concessions to the Union so that they can also pass universal amnesty and facilitate…

January 5, 1869

A.H.H Stuart speaks to a audience concerned about the proclamation of amnesty. Congress doesn't seem to believe that the President can issue pardons to whoever he wishes and seeks to ban Presidential pardons.

May 25, 1868

There are Capitalists from Philadelphia finding business in Richmond due to the ideal conditions and extreme mineral wealth.
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