The Republican Chicago Tribune commented very favorably on the decision of the Supreme Court in neighboring Wisconsin the previous day which held that previous state law determined that African-Americans have the right to vote in that state, with immediate effect. The author, probably political editor Horace White, wished rather wistfully that Illinois could make a similar ruling based on Illinois law. (By John Osborne)
"Colored Suffrage in Wisconsin," Chicago Tribune, March 29, 1866
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