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Civil Rights Act of 1866...

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April 07, 1866

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 7, 1866

* Civil Rights Act of 1866
* Senate overrides president's veto

The front page has one column headlines that include: "WASHINGTON NEWS", "Passage of the Civil Rights Bill in the Senate", "Thirty-three Republicans Vote for the Bill" and more (see photos). This is 1st report coverage on the U.S. Senate overriding  President Andrew Johnson's veto on the Civil Rights Act of 1866.

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

Category: Post-Civil War