Sale 2068 - Lot 55
Price Realized: $ 3,680
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Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
CONSIDERED THE BASIC GROUNDWORK FOR THE FOURTEENTH AMENDMENT (RECONSTRUCTION.) [H.R 613]. "An Act to continue in force and to amend 'An act to establish a bureau for the Relief of Freedmen and Refugees,' and for other purposes. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled, That the act to establish a bureau for the Relief of Freedmen and Refugees, approved March third, eighteen hundred and sixty-five, shall continue in force for the term of two years from and after the passage of this act." Single 8vo leaf of laid paper, folded to form 4 pages printed on laid paper with the vertical chain-lines clearly visible; signs of punch-holes at the spine, faint crease where folded. Washington, 16 July 1866
probable first printing of the second freedmens act.