Arbitrary arrests!


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  • Description
    One-paged leaflet denouncing General McClellan's arrest of the Maryland state legislature in September 1861 and his interference with the state's elections in October 1861. The Democratic party protests this use of war powers, claiming that it disregards the Constitution.
  • Copyright & Usage
    This item is in the public domain. Duke University Libraries kindly requests that any use of the item is properly cited.
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