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Stephen Field to Salmon Chase

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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
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