The U.S. Senate in the year
of 1868 ordered the printing of six thousand copies of the Journal
of the Committee of Fifteen on Reconstruction and only a few
copies made it into circulation. This is one of those
To the Senate a report of the
Secretary of State, showing the proceeding under
current resolution requesting the President of the
United States to submit an additional Article to
the U.S. Constitution.
U.S. Representative T.U. Sisson
of Mississippi gives testimony before the U.S. House Senate
Judiciary Committee that the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments
were not adopted in accordance to the U.S. Constitution.
The question of ratifications of Constitutional Amendments is a "Judicial Question"
for the Federal Courts.