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    • New York City Hall

    • A pen and ink drawing of the front entrance of the New York City Hall. There are several citizens in front of the building. The inscription reads: "City Hall, New York City, where Andrew Jackson was presented with the Freedom of the City, Feb. 23,...
    • 1937
    • Page 33

    • being made therefor. Sect. 22d That the Citizens have a right in a peaceable manner to assemble together for their common Good to instruct their Representatives, and to apply to those invested with the powers of Government for redress of grievances...
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    • 33664_21

    • Constitution of Frankland. Sect. 41. The Legislature hereafter to be chosen shall provide that marriages, in this commonwealth, be regularly and solemnly celebrated, between one man and one woman, before free and single. Sect. 42. That this...
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    • Page 1

    • CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF TENNESSEE Whereas the people of the Territory of the United States, south of the river Ohio, having the right of admission into the General Government as a Member State thereof, consistent with the constitution of the...
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    • CSA envelope

    • CSA envelope depicting Jefferson Davis. The envelope also contains the following verse: "March to the battle field, The foe is on before us, Each heart is Freedom's shield, And Heaven's smile is o'er us."
    • circa 1863
    • 33664_7

    • Declaration of Rights. That no freeman shall be put to answer any criminal charge but by indictment, presentment, or impeachment. That no freeman shall be convicted of any crime but by the unanimous verdict of a jury of good and lawful men, in open...
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    • The National union

    • Features a color engraving of the U.S. Capitol; two men on horseback look at the building from afar. An oval gold chain, in which each state is represented by a link, is superimposed on an arch with gray Doric columns. Above capitol: "In Union's...
    • 1851
    • continued

    • French begins by writing of an inconvenient situation (a boil) which obliged her to lie on her back at all times. She describes Confederate Gen. Wheeler's capture of about 800 Union troops in McMinnville and Wheeler's opening of their commissary...
    • 1863 October 12
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    • In this entry Lucy Virgiria writes of attending church & hearing Dr. Hopson preach, who was Gen. Morgans chaplin. She liked the sermon. Her three children began school again and the school room required much prepapration. Her children complained...
    • 1863 March 11
    • Harriet Tubman

    • Lithograph of Harriet Tubman from the book, "Scenes of the Life in Harriet Tubman" (1869) by Sarah H. Bradford. The wood-carved likeness for the printing is attributed to J.C. Darby. She is wearing a long dress, coat and kerchief, and is holding a...
    • approximately 1869
    • Page 12

    • Page 12 in the manner and according to the rules prescribed in case of a Bill. ARTICLE IV. Elections. Section 1. Every male person of the age of twenty-one years, being a citizen of the United States, and a resident of this State for twelve...
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    • Page 4

    • Page 4 Section 21. That no man’s particular services shall be demanded, or property taken, or applied to public use, without the consent of his representatives, or without just compensation being made therefore. Section 22. That perpetuities and...
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    • Frances Wright

    • Tall and vivacious, Englishwoman Frances Wright established the experimental colony at Nashoba. The colony was begun in 1826 with the support of Thomas Jefferson, Andrew Jackson, Henry Clay and the Marquis de Lafayette. Her idealistic mission for...
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    • Kriege's Lament

    • This page (and the following three pages) features a poem or song called "Kriege's Lament," written by Willie Munger. The poem has an a-b-a-b rhyme scheme and is seventeen stanzas long. The subject is the return home of the American POWs to their...
    • 1944-1945
    • The Address

    • This page in Mitchener's diary includes a drawing of an old ship, the "Santa Maria," on which he has written, "Promise of the Future." Underneath, he has drawn a picture of a prisoner on stage, Colonel Darr H. Alkire, C.O. Stalag Luft III, West...
    • 1944-1945

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