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Joseph Rainey... 1st African American to serve in House....



Item # 594362

November 14, 1870

THE NEW YORK TIMES, November 14, 1870

* Joseph Rainey

Page 2 has small one column headings: "South Carolina Congressmen" "Who and What they are--A Democratic View of Them" which includes a brief biography of Joseph Rainey. He would become the first African American to serve in the United States House of Representatives about a month later.

Other news of the day. Complete in 8 pages, nice condition.

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Category: Post-Civil War

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