The Suffrage and Bureau bills

February 5, 1866


The President's supposed views on the District Suffrage bill and the Trumbull Freedmen's Bureau bill according to the New York Tribune.


The President remarked to a military officer to-day that if the District Suffrage bill should pass the Senate without amendment he might feel it his duty to veto it, though he had not fully determined to do so. He expresses his approval of the Trumbull Freedmen's Bureau bill- Washington Correspondence of the New York Tribune
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