Notes: 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 agency set up to assist the formerly enslaved citizens of the country following the Civil War.
Edition + Condition: First edition (first printing). A very good copy; a single sheet, folded to make eight pages, as issued.
Publication: [Washington, D.C.?]: (n.p.), 1871.
Item No: #362628