Life of A. P. Dostie, Or, The Conflict in New Orleans

Paperback | February 6, 2012

byEmily Hazen Reed

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868. Excerpt: ... CONGRESSIONAL REPORT. APPENDIX. February 11th, 1861, Mr. Eliot from the select Committee on the New Orleans Riots, made the following REPORT: "Mr. Eliot and Mr. Shellabarger, being a majority of the select committee appointed to investigate matters connected with the New Orleans massacre of July 30th, 1866, and to report such legislative action as the condition of affairs in the State of Louisiana required, submit the report of the Committee as follows: "On the 6th day of December, 1866, the House of Representatives passed the following resolution: "Resolved, That a Committee of three members be appointed by the Speaker, whose duty it shall be to proceed to New Orleans, in the State of Louisiana, to make an investigation into all matters connected with the recent bloody riots in that city, which took place the last of July and 1st of August, 1866, and particularly to inquire into the origin, progress, and termination of the riotous proceedings, the names of the parties engaged in it, the acts of atrocity perpetrated, the number of killed and wounded, the amount and character of the property destroyed, and whether and to what extent those acts were participated in by members of the organization claiming to be the government of Louisiana, and report the facts to the House; and to report such appropriate legislative action as may be required in view of the condition of affairs in the State of Louisiana. "On the 10th of December the Committee was appointed. They entered upon their duties on the following day, and proceeded to examine witnesses, citizens of Louisiana then residing for the time at Washington, and continued their labors here until the 15th of December. On the 22d of December the examination of witnesses was resumed at New Orleans, and was clo...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1868. Excerpt: ... CONGRESSIONAL REPORT. APPENDIX. February 11th, 1861, Mr. Eliot from the select Committee on the New Orleans Riots, made the fo...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:96 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.2 inPublished:February 6, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217233740

ISBN - 13:9780217233743

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