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Cox, Samuel Sullivan (1824-1889) [U. S. House of Representatives bill]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04572.40 Author/Creator: Cox, Samuel Sullivan (1824-1889) Place Written: Washington, D.C. Type: Printed document Date: 4 March 1876 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 16 x 20.5 cm.

Printed copy of a U. S. House of Representatives bill introduced by Cox to "remove the political disabilities of William L. Maury... that all legal and political disabilities imposed by the fourteenth amendment of the constitution of the United States, by reason of participation in the rebellion, be, and they are hereby removed." Includes a printed note on verso that the bill was read before the House 31 January 1876. Includes a handwritten note on verso, likely in Cox's hand, noting that the bill "Just passed 1 P.M. Friday March 4. 76."

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