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" The Speaker is black, the Clerk is black, the doorkeepers are black, the little pages are black, the chairman of the Ways and Means is black, and the chaplain is coal-black. "
The Sequel of Appomattox: A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States - Page 230
by Walter Lynwood Fleming - 1919 - 322 pages
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A Reply to "A Fool's Errand, by One of the Fools"

William Lawrence Royall - Reconstruction - 1881 - 160 pages
...comprehend the complete metamorphosis of the South Carolina Legislature without observing its details. Thu Speaker is black, the clerk is black, the doorkeepers...pages are black, the chairman of the Ways and Means Committee is black, and the chaplain is coal black. At some of the desks sit men whose types it would...
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The Reconstruction Period

Peter Joseph Hamilton - Reconstruction - 1905 - 571 pages
...which is the representative of a white constituency and the professed exponent of an advanced type of modern civilization. . . . The Speaker is black, the...of the Ways and Means is black, and the chaplain is coal-black. At some of the desks sit colored men whose types it would be hard to find outside of Congo...
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American History Told by Contemporaries ...

Albert Bushnell Hart, John Gould Curtis - United States - 1901
...comprehend the complete metamorphosis of the South Carolina Legislature, without observing its details. The Speaker is black, the Clerk is black, the door-keepers...of the Ways and Means is black, and the chaplain is coal-black. At some of the desks sit colored men whose types it would be hard to find outside of Congo...
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Hampton and Reconstruction

Edward Laight Wells - Reconstruction - 1907 - 238 pages
...comprehend the complete metamorphosis of the South Carolina Legislature, without observing its details. The speaker is black, the clerk is black, the doorkeepers...black, the chairman of the ways and means is black, the chaplain is coal-black. At some of the desks sit colored men whose types it would be hard to find...
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A Source History of the United States: From Discovery (1492) to End of ...

Howard Walter Caldwell, Clark Edmund Persinger - United States - 1909 - 484 pages
...opposition, we find 101 remaining. Of this 101, 94 are colored, and seven are their white allies. . . . The Speaker is black, the Clerk is /black, the door-keepers are black, the little pages are black . . -.' and the chaplain is coal-black. . . . One of the things that first strikes a casual observer...
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Readings in American History

James Alton James - United States - 1914 - 584 pages
...comprehend the complete metamorphosis of the South Carolina Legislature without observing its details. The Speaker is black, the Clerk is black, the doorkeepers...of the Ways and Means is black, and the chaplain is coal-black. At some of the desks sit colored men whose types it would be hard to find outside of Congo;...
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Lectures on the Growth and Development of the United States ..., Volume 9

Edwin Wiley, Irving Everett Rines, Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1916
...the remaining one hundred and one "ninety- four are colored and seven are their white allies. * * * The speaker is black, the clerk is black, the door-keepers...of the Ways and Means is black and the chaplain is coal-black. At some of the desks sit colored men whose types it would be hard to find outside of Congo,...
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American History Told by Contemporaries ...

Albert Bushnell Hart, John Gould Curtis - America - 1901
...comprehend the complete metamorphosis of the South Carolina Legislature, without observing its details. The Speaker is black, the Clerk is black, the door-keepers...of the Ways and Means is black, and the chaplain is coal-black. At some of the desks sit colored men whose types it would be hard to find outside of Congo...
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The Atomistic Congress: An Interpretation of Congressional Change

Presidential Professor Department of Political Science Allen D Hertzke, PH.D, Ronald M. Peters, Jr. - Political Science - 1992 - 342 pages
...the state supreme court.t8 An observer at the l873 South Carolina state legislative session noted: "The Speaker is black, the clerk is black, the doorkeepers...pages are black, the chairman of the Ways and Means Committee is black, and the chaplain is coal-black."t9 In Mississippi, blacks were partially responsible...
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African Americans in the Reconstruction Era

Chunchang Gao - History - 2000 - 314 pages
...speakers."6 "Sambo." reported a Northern journalist in 1873. "is already his own leader in the Legislature. The speaker is black. the Clerk is black. the doorkeepers are black. the little pages are black." Local officials had more direct influence on blacks' daih lives. Justices of the peace were generalh...
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