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CHAPTER III.

Extra Session of Congress-President Lincoln's Message--Rebel Affairs at Rich-
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CHAPTER IV.

DIilitary Reorganization Resume of Events to the December Session of Con-

gress-Action in Regard to " Contrabands" and Slavery................................... 274

CHAPTER V.

The President's Message, December, 1861–Proceedings of Congress-Emancipa-

tion-Confiscation-Messages and Addresses of Mr. Lincoln....

CHAPTER VI.

Military Events--Inaction ou the Potomac-Western Campaign-Capture of New

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С НАРЕЕВ IV.

Congre88.-The Constitutional Amendment prohibiting Slavery.-Its Defeat in

the House.Repeal of the Fugitive Slave Laws.--New Bureaus Established.

Other Important Legislation.—“Reconstruction."-Opposition to the Presi.

dent's Policy.-The Davis Bill.-Disagreement of the two Houses thereon.-Its

Tinal Passage.-The President withholds his Signature.-His Proclamation on

the subject. The Wade-Davis Manifesto.-Letters of Mr. Lincoln in regard to

Matters in New Orleans and St. Louis.-President Lincoln's Speech at the Phil.
adelphia Fair.--A Democratic National Conveution Called and Postponed.
Clay, Thompson and other Couspirators in Canada. - The Greeiey Negotiations
with them.-Presideut Lincoln's Action in the Case-North-westeru Couspi.
racy.The Chicago Nominations and Platforin, 1864...................

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CHAP TE R XI.

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