Tag Archives: George Sewall Boutwell

“a sorry exhibit”

On November 21, 1867 the Fortieth U.S. Congress reassembled amid a great deal of curiosity about the possible impeachment of President Andrew Johnson. The spectator section in the House was packed an hour before the start time, but the Judiciary … Continue reading

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Taxing the Frogs

From The New-York Times January 22, 1863: THE INTERNAL REVENUE REPORT. We have every reason to congratulate the country on the operation post and prospective of the Internal Revenue Bureau. In another column we publish Mr. Commissioner BOUTWELL’S first official … Continue reading

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