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Title: A picture of the desolated states; and the work of restoration. 1865-1868

Year: 1868 (1860s)

Authors: Trowbridge, J. T. (John Townsend), 1827-1916

Subjects: Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885 Colfax, Schuyler, 1823-1885 Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) Southern States -- Description and travel United States -- History Civil War, 1861-1865 Anecdotes

Publisher: Hartford, Conn., L. Stebbins

Contributing Library: New York Public Library

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in any, are pecuUarly indecent and unbecoming ui the Chief Magistrate of theUnited States, by means whereof said Andrew Johnson has brought the highoffice of President of the United States into contempt, ridicule, and disgrace, tothe great scandal of all good citizens, whereby said Andrew Johnson, Presi-dent of the United States, did commit, and was then and there guilty of highmisdemeanor in office. The Senate having adopted rules for the trial, reported by-its committee, proceeded on Thursday, March 5th, to organizeas a Court of Impeachment, Chief Justice Chase presiding.On Saturday, March 7th, the summons requiring the Pres-ident to api)ear and answer the Articles of Impeachment wasserved on him, with a copy of the articles. On Friday, ^larch13th, the President appeared by his counsel before the Senateand requested forty days time in which to prepare and servehis answers to the articles. His counsel, as first named, con-sisted of Messrs. Evarts, Stanbery, Curtis, Nelson, and Black.

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niPEACILMEXT. 635 Subsequcntlj, Mr. Black withdrew, and !Mr. Groesbeck wasadded to the number. The Senate did not comply with thePresidents request, but designated Monday, March 23d, asthe day for the presentation of his answers to the charges,and they were read before the Senate on that day. On thefollowing day the Managers of the House presented their re-plication to the Presidents answers, and it was read beforethe Senate. On Monday, March 30th, the great trial began,Mr. Butler making the opening speech on behalf of the Man-agers. The latter at once introduced their testimony, whichconsumed six days, until Saturday, April 4th. On Thursday,April 9th, the Presidents counsel began his defense, Mr. Cur-tis delivering the opening speech. Nine days were consumedby them in presenting their testimony, until Saturday, April18th. Two days later, April 20th, additional testimony wasoffered by both sides. On Wednesday, April 22d, Mr. Bout-well of the Managers began to sum up the case in a prot

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