Summoning Southern Senators
March 8, 1866
Rumors of southern senators being called to meet with the President are simply rumors according to The Dispatch
The still more preposterous rumor was circulated by the same parties that the President had sent for the Senators and members from the rebel States, assuring them that he is not ready to maintain their claim to seats. This is totally false, without a shadow of foundation in truth.
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“Summoning Southern Senators,” Reconstructing Virginia, accessed June 25, 2018, https://reconstructingvirginia.richmond.edu/items/show/84.