THE OTHER PHASE OF RECONSTRUCTION

SPEECH

OF

HON. JOHN MERCER LANGSTON,

DELIVERED AT

Congregational Tabernacle, Jersey City, New Jersey,
April 17, 1877.

Peaceful Reconstruction Possible.

FURNISHED FOR PUBLICATION AT THE REQUEST OF NUMEROUS FRIENDS

WASHINGTON, D.C.

GIBSON BROTHERS, PRINTERS
1877.

SPEECH.

The Other Phase of Reconstruction!

PACIFICATION, THE TRUE POLICY!

 

     Prof. John M. Langston addressed the people of Jersey City, N.J. on the evening of April 17, 1877, upon "The Other Phase of Reconstruction." The audience was large and enthusiastic and listened earnestly to the words of the eloquent and able defender of the policy which proposes to protect the rights of his people by peaceful rather than by belligerent means. He spoke as follows:

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