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Zebulon Baird Vance to Edward Stanly, October 29, 1862

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To Edward Stanly STATE OF NORTH CAROLINA EXECUTIVE DEPARTMENT Raleigh- Oct. 29th, 1862 Your communication of the 21st. inst. has been recd, to which I proceed to reply- It is "incompatible with my views of duty" to grant you a personal…

"The Reconstruction Prospect," November 12, 1867

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We have favored the holding of a Convention asauthorized by Congress, and of doing all that couldfairly and honorably be done to effect reconstructionand restore the State to civil government, but we canplainly see that almost a death-blow has been…

"Republican Meeting in Ashe County," August 28, 1867

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..in support of the Republican party, urging the necessity of unity in the Republican ranks, when the committee returned and reported through their Chairman, C. Younce the following preamble and resolutions which were unanimously adopted: Whereas, we…

"Secret Circular," July 13, 1864

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The Weekly Conservative RALEIGH, N. C., JULY 13, 1864. JOHN D. HYMAN, EDITOR. FOR GOVERNOR : Z. B. VANCE OF BUNCOMBE The Conservative Ticket for Wake County ! FOR THE SENATE : Hon. SION H. ROGERS. FOR THE HOUSE OF COMMONS : WILLIAM LAWS,…

"What Could Holden Do For Peace?," June 8, 1864

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THE DAILY CONSERVATIVE RALEIGH, N. C., JUNE 8, 1864 JOHN D. HYMAN, EDITOR. FOR GOVERNOR Z. B. VANCE, OF BUNCOMBE The Conservative Ticket for Wake County! FOR THE SENATE Hon. SION H. ROGERS. FOR THE HOUSE OF COMMONS WILLIAM LAWS, THOMAS J.…

Weight of Testimony, June 8, 1864

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Weight of Testimony According to the Progress, the mere denint - theipse dixit -- of Mr. Holden should have "as much weight with the masses of the people in North Carolina as that of Gov. Vance, Mr. Hampton, or others." So what Mr. Holden may say…

"The Supplementary Bill," March 28, 1867

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I have considered the bill entitled “An act supplementary to an act entitled ‘An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel states passed March 2, 1867, and to facilitate restoration,’” and now return it to…

Amnesty Petition of J. B. Carpenter, August 15, 1865

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North Carolina
Rutherford County

To His Excellency Andrew Johnson President of the Unite States of America

The petition of J. B. Carpenter a resident of the County and State aforesaid, aged twenty seven years, last June and by occupation a…

Amnesty Petition of Peterson Dunn, June 30, 1865

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To his Excellency Andrew Johnson, President of the United States

For I respectfully ask for amnesty and pardon according to the provision of your proclamation of the 29th of May under the following statement of facts. I am a citizen of the County…

Amnesty Petition of Thomas Bragg, August 15, 1865

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"In and by the Proclamation of our Excellency of the 29th of May last certain classes of persons are specially excluded from the amnesty therein granted. Two of these exceptions may be supposed to apply to you petitioner. The fourth 'All who left…