A Political Crime Volume 3; The History of the Great Fraud

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 Excerpt: ...strictly complied with, then, of course, the Returning Board exceeded its authority if it exerted power in the cases wherein it had no jurisdiction whatever. It is an incontestible fact that John Sherman and his associated "visiting statesmen" learned, immediately on their arrival in New Orleans, that the ...
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1885 Excerpt: ...strictly complied with, then, of course, the Returning Board exceeded its authority if it exerted power in the cases wherein it had no jurisdiction whatever. It is an incontestible fact that John Sherman and his associated "visiting statesmen" learned, immediately on their arrival in New Orleans, that the Louisiana election See Cong. Rec. Part I, Vol. IV, p, 65. law required the commissioners of election to certify to the supervisors of registration for their parishes the facts concerning any occurrences which in their judgment had invalidated the elections at the polling places where they were the officers; that this certificate must be verified by three respectable citizens, qualified voters, at that voting place. These certificates coming to the supervisors of registration were to be forwarded to the Returning Board, and they alone gave jurisdiction to that body. The supervisors of registration could report only such facts as related to the registration of voters, because they had no personal knowledge of anything else. Before the Returning Board began its sessions, on the 17th of November, it was known to the members thereof, to the Republican managers, and to "the visiting statesmen," that in not one single instance, throughout the entire state, had the election officers entered a complaint against the fair, free, and peaceable character of the election; that not one of the supervisors of registration had reported a single fact reflecting on the fairness, freeness, and fullness of the registration in one of the parishes of the state. This being so, the Returning Board was bound, legally, to canvass and compile the votes as they had been returned by the Commissioners of election. And if the law--even the Louisiana election law--had b...
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  • ISBN-13: 9781150330193
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 5/28/2012
  • Pages: 130
  • Product dimensions: 7.44 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.28 (d)

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