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Confederate Vice President & cabinet members paroled...
Item # 555519
October 12, 1865
NEW YORK HERALD, October 12, 1865
* Confederate officials pardoned
Front page has the following headlines: "Washington", "Important Executive Order", "Alexander H. Stephens, John A. Campbell, John H. Reagan, George A. Trenholm, & Charles Clark Released on Parole" and more. Executive order granting parole to the aforementioned individuals, all former members of Jefferson Davis' cabinet (except Clark), is signed in type: Andrew Johnson.
Other news of the day throughout. 8 pages in good condition.