Harper's Weekly 11/04/1865


A DIFFERENCE.

Mr. Montgomery Blair, the chief orator of
the Democratic ratification meeting in New
York, says that the two races in this country
can not live together, and that the emancipated
slaves must be sent away to colonize upon the
border.


President Johnson says: “If I were in Ten-
nessee I should try to introduce negro suffrage
gradually; first those who had served in the
army, those who could read and write, and
perhaps a property qualification for others, say
$200 or 250.”


The President is in favor of not depopulating
the country, but of making every honest man
a voter as fast as possible. So is Mr. John H.
Reagan
, the late rebel Postmaster-General.
And we believe all true men are of their opin-
ion.



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