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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.

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…

May 8, 1868

Mayor John Wells was enacted into office today. The Democrats are willing to fight to keep the "negroes" from as much as John Wells is willing to fight for their rights as citizens.

July 2, 1866

Alexander H.H. Stuart delivers an address at the commencement ceremony of the University of Virginia, explaining his reasoning that slavery was not the true cause of the war. He reveals that earlier on, Radical politicians would not fully contend for…

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 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.

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 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 9, 1868

A newspaper from New York, called the Republican, expresses the sentiments of the Republican plan for the economy. The Dispatch immediately goes on to criticize these ideas.
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