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General Howard and the Freedmen's Bureau.: Remarks of Hon. George F. Hoar, of Massachusetts, Hon. W. Townsend, of Pennsylvania, Hon. John A. Peters, of Maine, Hon. J.P.C. Shanks, of Indiana, in the House of Representatives, February 23, 1871.
First Edition. A four-part defense of the Freedmen's Bureau and its head, Major General Oliver O. Howard, spurred by a proposed amendment to cut the $5,000 budget for the hospital in Washington, D.C. and a speech accusing the agency of "plundering the public treasuring." The Freedmen's Bureau was a Reconstruction-era.....
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