[THE KU-KLUX CONSPIRACY] TESTIMONY TAKEN BY THE JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE TO INQUIRE INTO THE CONDITION OF AFFAIRS IN THE LATE INSURRECTIONARY STATES. GEORGIA. VOLUME I. John Scott, Luke P. Poland.
[THE KU-KLUX CONSPIRACY] TESTIMONY TAKEN BY THE JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE TO INQUIRE INTO THE CONDITION OF AFFAIRS IN THE LATE INSURRECTIONARY STATES. GEORGIA. VOLUME I.

[THE KU-KLUX CONSPIRACY] TESTIMONY TAKEN BY THE JOINT SELECT COMMITTEE TO INQUIRE INTO THE CONDITION OF AFFAIRS IN THE LATE INSURRECTIONARY STATES. GEORGIA. VOLUME I.

Washington: Government Printing Office, 1872.

Hard Cover. First Edition. Volume I only of two ‘Georgia’ volumes, i.e. Volume VI only of the greater thirteen volume set. Consisting of the testimonies taken by the Congressional committee looking into insurrectionary movements in the South just after the Civil War, in particular the nascent Ku Klux Klan. With accounts of their crimes, including murder, intimidation, whipping, and others. Some accounts are straightforward, some evasive, one even detailing explicitly how a Senator Adkins was murdered on the road, in daytime, for not voting for the exclusion of colored legislators (pp. 207-8). A truly unsettling collection of testimonials, which offer firsthand glimpses into the violence of the late Reconstruction, and the beginnings of Jim Crow laws and further racial oppression. With an index for both of the Georgia volumes. [2], LIII, [1] 591 pp. Fully rebacked using sympathetic cloth; original spine laid down. Clack cloth. Very Good.

Very Good binding.
Item #287221

Price: $250.00

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