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Pamphlet: "Opinion of Attorney General Bates [Edward Bates] on Citizenship," printed in Washington by the Government Printing Office, 1862

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Identifier: D02049

Title: Pamphlet: "Opinion of Attorney General Bates [Edward Bates] on Citizenship," printed in Washington by the Government Printing Office, 1862

Description: Dissertation on the qualifications, privileges, and responsibilities of citizenship. Discusses whether or not African Americans can be citizens. Booklet annotated and corrected by Richard Bates, son of Edward.

Rights: NoC-US

Place: United States
District of Columbia
Washington

Dates: 1862

Type(s): Pamphlet

Maker/Creator: Bates, Edward, 1793-1869

Subjects: Civil War, 1861-1865
Citizenship
African Americans
Politics and government
Slavery
Slaves
Emancipation

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