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U.S. Constitution
14th Amendment

 

The Amendment
That Never Existed

 

 

 

Message of the President of
the United States

January 7, 1868

 

A resolution of the House of the 6th instant, relative to the States ratifying the amendment to the Constitution of the United States known as the 14th article.

It should be noted that some of the States listed in the message rescinded their ratification votes before the 14th Amendment was proclaimed to have been ratified.