Freedmen's Bureau- Bad news for the south

January 11, 1866

Summary

The Special Committee on Freedmen passes a bill expanding the powers of the Freedmen's Bureau.

Transcription

The Special Committee on Freedmen agreed on a bill to-day to enlarge the powers of the Freedmen's Bureau. One of its features is the provision made for homesteads on public lands in Southern States for such colored persons as may become actual settlers on them.
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Justin Barlow

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“Freedmen's Bureau- Bad news for the south,” Reconstructing Virginia, accessed September 22, 2017, https://reconstructingvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/21.