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WILLIAM M. STEWART - DOCUMENT SIGNED 01/16/1868 CO-SIGNED BY: FREDERICK T. FRELINGHUYSEN, JAMES K. MOORHEAD, SAMUEL C. POMEROY, ALEXANDER RAMSEY, HENRY B. ANTHONY, TIMOTHY O. HOWE, WILLIAM H. HOOPER, MAJOR GENERAL NATHANIEL P. BANKS, BENJAMIN F. WADE, GEORGE H. WILLIAMS, MAJOR GENERAL JOHN M. THAYER, MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER, ZACHARIAH CHANDLER, CORNELIUS COLE, JAMES W. PATTERSON, OLIVER P. MORTON, HENRY W. CORBETT, GEORGE M. CHILCOTT, WILLIAM HIGBY, COLES BASHFORD, JOSE F. CHAVES, LEWIS SELYE, ALEXANDER G. CATTELL, JACOB M. HOWARD, GOVERNOR JAMES W. NYE, DELOS R. ASHLEY, EDMUND G. ROSS - DOCUMENT 285755
 
IMPEACHMENT CONGRESS: 1868
Signatures of 18 Senators, 6 Representatives, and 4 territorial delegates on a manuscript document ordering copies of a Senate speech delivered one month before the House voted to impeach President Andrew Johnson. Many of these signers, including Benjamin Wade, Benjamin Butler and Oliver Morton, were of great importance in the Civil War and Reconstruction eras.
Manuscript DS by 28 members of the 40th Congress of the United States, 1 page, 8x12½. Washington, circa 1868 January 16. Order form for copies of the "Speech of Hon. William M. Stewart/of Nevada on the Bill To establish a/National School of Mines/Delivered in the Senate Jan. 16th 1868/To be printed McGill & Wetherow's Globe Office at $2 per 100". Each Senator or Representative has added the number of copies ordered next to his signature: "Wm M. Stewart 3000", "C. Cole 500", "O.P. Morton 200", "H.W. Corbett 200", "J.M. Thayer 200", "W.H. Hooper 100", "J.K. Moorhead 200", "Benj F. Butler 100", "G.M. Chilcott 200", "B.F. Wade 300" in pencil, "W. Higby 100", "Coles Bashford 200", "J. Fran Chaves 200", "Lewis Selye 200", "N.P. Banks 100", "Alex G. Cattell 200", "J M Howard 200", "F.T. Frelinghuysen 200", "J.W. Nye 300", "H.B. Anthony 100", "T.O. Howe 100", "Z. Chandler 200", "Geo H. Williams 100", "Alex. Ramsey 100", "J.W. Patterson 100", "D.R. Ashley 200", "S.C. Pomeroy 100" and "E.G. Ross 300." STEWART was one of Nevada's first two U.S. Senators. CORNELIUS COLE represented California in the U.S. Senate. Indiana Senator OLIVER H.P.T. MORTON was a member of the 1877 Electoral Commission that decided the Hayes-Tilden election. HENRY W. CORBETT was U.S. Senator from Oregon. JOHN M. THAYER was one of Nebraska's first two U.S. Senators, later serving as Governor of the Territory of Wyoming. WILLIAM H. HOOPER was Delegate from the Territory of Utah. JAMES K. MOORHEAD was President of the Atlantic & Ohio Telegraph Co., which later became Western Union Telegraph Co., before his election as Representative from Pennsylvania. BENJAMIN F. BUTLER, Representative from Massachusetts, was one of the House managers appointed to conduct impeachment proceedings against President Johnson. GEORGE M. CHILCOTT, Delegate from the Territory of Colorado, later served in the U.S. Senate. Senator BENJAMIN F. WADE of Ohio was President Pro Tempore of the Senate and would have been 18th U.S. President had Johnson been removed from office. WILLIAM HIGBY represented California. COLES BASHFORD, first Republican Governor of Wisconsin, was Delegate from the Territory of Arizona. JOSE FRANCISCO CHAVES, born in Padillas, Mexico (now New Mexico), was Delegate from the Territory of New Mexico; he was assassinated in 1904. LEWIS SELYE represented New York in the House of Representatives from 1867-1869. NATHANIEL P. BANKS was Speaker of the House and Governor of Massachusetts before the Civil War; he served as a Representative from Massachusetts after the war. ALEXANDER G. CATTELL was U.S. Senator from New Jersey. JACOB M. HOWARD represented Michigan in the U.S. Senate. FREDERICK T. FRELINGHUYSEN was U.S. Senator from New Jersey. JAMES W. NYE was one of Nevada's first two U.S. Senators. HENRY B. ANTHONY, former Governor of Rhode Island, served in the U.S. Senate for 25 years. TIMOTHY O. HOWE represented Wisconsin in the U.S. Senate. ZACHARIAH CHANDLER was U.S. Senator from Michigan before and after he served as Secretary of the Interior under President Grant (1875-1877). Oregon Senator GEORGE H. WILLIAMS later served as Attorney General under Grant (1872-1875). ALEXANDER RAMSEY, Minnesota Governor and Senator, was Secretary of War under Hayes (1879-1881). JAMES W. PATTERSON represented New Hampshire in the House and U.S. Senate. DELOS R. ASHLEY represented Nevada in the House of Representatives from 1865-1869. SAMUEL C. POMEROY was one of the first two U.S. Senators from Kansas. Edmund G. Ross, Republican Senator from Kansas, was the only undecided vote when the roll was called in the impeachment trial. His vote of "not guilty" ended the prospect of the President's removal from office. A remarkable assemblage, on one page, of the signatures of 18 U.S. Senators who voted in Johnson's impeachment trial, six U.S. Representatives who participated in the impeachment of the President and delegates from the territories of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah -- 28 signatures in all! Heading above signatures is light but legible. Lightly creased. Folds touch some signatures. 2 tears at blank edges have been repaired with paper on verso. Chipped at blank left edge, which has ½-inch separation at mid-horizontal fold. Lightly soiled, stray ink marks. Verso has pencil notes and ink docket (unknown hand), light show-through of docket at right margin. Accompanied by a photocopy of the six-page bill introduced by Senator Stewart as printed in The Congressional Globe. Lightly creased. Staple holes at upper left and right corners. Overall, fine condition. Two items.


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WILLIAM M. STEWART   MAJOR GENERAL NATHANIEL P. BANKS   BENJAMIN F. WADE   GEORGE H. WILLIAMS   MAJOR GENERAL JOHN M. THAYER   MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER   ZACHARIAH CHANDLER   CORNELIUS COLE   JAMES W. PATTERSON   OLIVER P. MORTON   HENRY W. CORBETT   GEORGE M. CHILCOTT   WILLIAM HIGBY   COLES BASHFORD   JOSE F. CHAVES   LEWIS SELYE   ALEXANDER G. CATTELL   JACOB M. HOWARD   GOVERNOR JAMES W. NYE   DELOS R. ASHLEY   EDMUND G. ROSS   FREDERICK T. FRELINGHUYSEN   JAMES K. MOORHEAD   SAMUEL C. POMEROY   ALEXANDER RAMSEY  

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WILLIAM M. STEWART
Born: August 9, 1827 in Galen, New York
Died: April 23, 1909 in Washington, District of Columbia



MAJOR GENERAL NATHANIEL P. BANKS
Born: January 30, 1816 in Waltham, Massachusetts
Died: September 1, 1894 in Waltham, Massachusetts



BENJAMIN F. WADE
Born: October 27, 1800 in Springfield, Massachusetts
Died: March 2, 1878 in Jefferson, Ohio



GEORGE H. WILLIAMS
Born: March 26, 1823 in New Lebanon, New York
Died: April 4, 1910 in Portland, Oregon



MAJOR GENERAL JOHN M. THAYER
Born: January 24, 1820 in Bellingham, Massachusetts
Died: March 19, 1906 in Lincoln, Nebraska



MAJOR GENERAL BENJAMIN F. BUTLER
Born: November 5, 1818 in Deerfield, New Hampshire
Died: January 11, 1893 in Washington, District of Columbia



ZACHARIAH CHANDLER
Born: December 10, 1813 in Bedford, New Hampshire
Died: November 1, 1879 in Chicago, Illinois



CORNELIUS COLE
Born: September 17, 1822 in Lodi, New York
Died: November 3, 1924 in Hollywood, California



JAMES W. PATTERSON
Born: July 2, 1823 in Henniker, New Hampshire
Died: May 4, 1893 in Hanover, New Hampshire



OLIVER P. MORTON
Born: August 4, 1823 in Wayne County, Indiana
Died: November 1, 1877 in Indianapolis, Indiana



HENRY W. CORBETT
Born: February 18, 1827 in Westborough, Massachusetts
Died: March 31, 1903 in Portland, Oregon



GEORGE M. CHILCOTT
Born: January 2, 1828 in Cassville, Pennsylvania
Died: March 6, 1891 in St. Louis, Missouri



WILLIAM HIGBY
Born: August 18, 1813 in Willsboro, New York
Died: November 27, 1887 in Santa Rosa, California



COLES BASHFORD
Born: January 24, 1816 in Cold Spring, New York
Died: April 25, 1878 in Prescott, Arizona Territory



JOSE F. CHAVES
Born: June 27, 1833 in Los Padillas, New Mexico
Died: November 26, 1904 in Pinoswells, New Mexico



LEWIS SELYE
Born: July 11, 1803 in Chittenango, New York
Died: January 27, 1883 in Rochester, New York



ALEXANDER G. CATTELL
Born: February 12, 1816 in Salem, New Jersey
Died: April 8, 1894 in Jamestown, New York



JACOB M. HOWARD
Born: July 10, 1805 in Shaftsbury, Vermont
Died: April 2, 1871 in Detroit, Michigan



GOVERNOR JAMES W. NYE
Born: June 10, 1815 in DeRuyter, New York
Died: December 25, 1876 in White Plains, New York



DELOS R. ASHLEY
Born: February 19, 1828 in The Post, Arkansas Territory
Died: July 18, 1873 in San Francisco, California



EDMUND G. ROSS
Born: December 7, 1826 in Ashland, Ohio
Died: May 8, 1907 in Albuquerque, New Mexico Territory



FREDERICK T. FRELINGHUYSEN
Born: August 4, 1817 in Millstone, New Jersey
Died: May 20, 1885 in Newark, New Jersey



JAMES K. MOORHEAD
Born: September 7, 1806 in Halifax, Pennsylvania
Died: March 6, 1884 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania



SAMUEL C. POMEROY
Born: January 3, 1816 in Southampton, Massachusetts
Died: August 27, 1891 in Whitinsville, Massachusetts



ALEXANDER RAMSEY
Born: September 8, 1815 in Hummelstown, Pennsylvania
Died: April 22, 1903 in St. Paul, Minnesota



HENRY B. ANTHONY
Born: April 1, 1815 in Coventry, Rhode Island
Died: September 2, 1884 in Providence, Rhode Island



TIMOTHY O. HOWE
Born: February 24, 1816 in Livermore, Maine
Died: March 25, 1883 in Washington, District of Columbia



WILLIAM H. HOOPER
Born: December 25, 1813 in Cambridge, Maryland
Died: December 30, 1882 in Salt Lake City, Utah



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