In Augusta, the Maine Legislature adjourns its first 1866 session after fifty-two busy days.

In Augusta, the Republican-dominated legislature of the State of Maine adjourned after a a fifty-two day session.  The body had passed 222 items that became law and another seventy-seven resolutions including several that supported human and civil rights and the vote in every state "irrespective of race or color." (By John Osborne)

Source Citation

"Maine," The American Cyclopedia and Register of Important Events of the Year 1866 (New York: D. Appleton and Company, 1873), 465.

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