Letters Relating to the Efforts to Impeach Governor Harrison Reed During the Reconstruction Era

From: Governor, State Governors' Incoming Correspondence, 1857-1888, Series 577

Letters Relating to the Efforts to Impeach Governor Harrison Reed During the Reconstruction Era

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Tallahassee May 4, 1872


Hon Saml T. Day,
Lieut Governor of Florida

Sir- I have the honor to
notify you that the Senate of the State, sitting
for the trial of the impeachment of Harrison
Reed Governor, has this day at 5 1/2 O'clock
P.M. declared Governor Reed discharged
and acquitted of the Impeachment heretofore
pending against him-

I have the honor to be, very
respectfully, your obt servt
E.M. Randall
Chief Justice -