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|Creator:||Field, Stephen Johnson, 1816-1899|
|Title:||Stephen Field to Salmon Chase|
|Date:||1866 June 30|
Letter from Associate Justice Stephen Johnson Field to Chief Justice Salmon P. Chase, dated June 30, 1866, expressing his support for the passing of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution. The Fourteenth Amendment gave citizenship to African Americans and guaranteed equal protection for all citizens under the law.
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|Types:||Letters (correspondence) | Text|
|Subjects:||Chase, Salmon P. (Salmon Portland), 1808-1873 | Field, Stephen Johnson, 1816-1899 | Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865 | United States. Constitution. 14th Amendment | Judges--United States | United States. Supreme Court | African Americans--Civil rights | United States, District of Columbia, Washington, 38.907192, -77.036871|
|Collection:||With an Even Hand: Brown vs. Board at Fifty|
|Institution:||Library of Congress|
|Contributors:||Library of Congress|
Forms part of the "With an Even Hand": Brown v. Board at Fifty Collection, Library of Congress, Manuscripts Division, Washington, D.C.
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