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"Colored Suffrage in Wisconsin," Chicago Tribune, March 29, 1866

Horace White, 1854, detail
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)

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