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Credentials of Hiram Rhodes Revels


Credentials of Hiram Rhodes Revels

Credentials of Hiram Rhodes Revels, 1869, 1A Front (National Archives Identifier: 595424); Credentials, 1789 - 1998; Records of the U.S. Senate, 1789 - 2005; Record Group 46; National Archives.

Dated January 25, 1870, these are the credentials for Senator Hiram Rhodes Revels of Mississippi, the first African American to serve in the Senate.
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