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" XX. These regulations are based upon the assumption that labor is a public duty, and idleness and vagrancy a crime. No civil or military officer of the Government is exempt from the operation of this universal rule. Every enlightened community has enforced... "
The Sequel of Appomattox: A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States - Page 100
by Walter Lynwood Fleming - 1919 - 322 pages
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CAMP-FIRE AND COTTON-FIELD: SOUTHERN ADVENTURE IN TIME OF WAR

THOMAS W. KNOX - 1865
...imposed by the army and navy, will do good. • XX. These regulations are based upon the assumption that labor is a public duty, and idleness and vagrancy a crime. No civil or military officer of the Government is exempt from the operation of this universal rule....
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The North American Review, Volume 128

North American review - 1879
...his General Order No. 23, February 3, 1864, he based his regulations of labor upon the assumption " that labor is a public duty, and idleness and vagrancy a crime," and that this law of labor should be enforced. He fixed the prices to be paid at from three to eight...
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THE NORTH AMERICAN REVIEW

ALLEN THORNDIKE RICE - 1879
...In his General Order No. 23, February 3, 1864, he based his regulations of labor upon the assumption "that labor is a public duty, and idleness and vagrancy a crime," and that tbis law of labor sbould be enforced. He fixed the prices to be paid at from three to eight...
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The War of the Rebellion: A Compilation of the Official Records of the Union ...

United States. War Department, Fred Crayton Ainsworth - Confederate States of America - 1972
...punishments imposed by the Army and Navy will do good. XX. These regulations are based upon the assumption that labor is a public duty, and idleness and vagrancy a crime. No civil or military officer of the Government is exempt from the operation of this universal rule....
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The Reconstruction Period

Peter Joseph Hamilton - Reconstruction - 1905 - 571 pages
...the Military Division of the Mississippi. . . . "XX. These regulations are based upon the assumption that labor is a public duty and idleness and vagrancy a crime. No civil or military officer of the Government is exempt from the operation of this universal rule....
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The Chronicles of America Series, Volume 32

Allen Johnson - United States - 1919
...good faith of the Southerners. They were part of a plan, some believed, to ree-nslave the negro or at least to create by law a class of serfs. This belief...treatment, neglect, and unsanitary conditions. During 1868 and 1864 several influences were urging the establishment of a national bureau or department to...
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The Chronicles of America Series: Confederacy and reconstruction

United States - 1919
...which gave schooling and medical care to the blacks, and developed systems of government for them. fi. The United States Treasury Department, attempting...crime." All wanted him to work: the Treasury wanted cotton and other crops to sell; the lessees and speculators wanted to make fortunes by his labor; and...
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Freedom: A Documentary History of Emancipation, 1861 ..., Volume 1; Volume 3

1990
...punishments imposed by the Army and Navy, will do good. XX. These Regulations are based upon the assumption that labor is a public duty, and idleness and vagrancy a crime. No civil or military officer of the Government is exempt from the operation of this universal rule....
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The Origins of Southern Sharecropping

Edward Royce - Business & Economics - 2010 - 288 pages
...concept of black labor held by northern officials: These regulations are based upon the assumption that labor is a public duty and idleness and vagrancy a crime. . . . That portion of the people identified with the cultivation of the soil, however changed in condition...
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Free to Work: Labor Law, Emancipation, and Reconstruction, 1815-1880

James D. Schmidt - History - 1998 - 331 pages
...Banks stated explicitly why he was acting in this manner. The regulations were "based on the assumption that labor is a public duty, and idleness and vagrancy a crime." Civil and military authorities were not exempt from this law, he continued. "Every enlightened community...
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