United States Fourteenth Amendment & The Civil Rights Act of 1866

An amendment to the Constitution of the United States that granted citizenship and equal rights, both civil and legal, to African Americans and slaves who had been emancipated by the thirteenth amendment.

New Hampshire Delegation

This is one of the 41 delegations in the convention, accounting for 6 of 275 people who took part.

Members (6):

Name Visualize Details Delegations
Daniel Clark Visualize (24 October, 1809 -- 2 January, 1891) Clark was an American lawyer and politician. Born in Stratham, N.H., Clark studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1837. Clark was a member of the State house of representatives (1842-1843, 1846, 1854-1855) and was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of James Bell and succeeded in reelection in 1861. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New Hampshire Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , New Hampshire Delegation (This negotiation) , New Hampshire Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
Aaron H. Cragin Visualize "(February 3, 1821 -- May 10, 1898). Aaron Harrison Cragin was a lawyer, public servant, commissioner for purchase, and as an American politician. Cragin was born in Weston, Windsor County, Vermont and moved to Lebanon, New Hampshire. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1847. He was a member of the New Hampshire state representatives (1852 - 1855 and 1859). He was also appointed by President Rutherford Hayes as one of the commissioners for purchase of the Hot Springs Reservation in Arkansas and served as Chairman (1877-1879). Cragin was elected as a member of the American Party to the 34th congress and as a Republican to the 35th Congress, where he served as chairman on the Committee on Expenditures in the Department of War (34th Congress). He was then elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1864 and was reelected in 1870 (March 4, 1865 - March 1877), where he served as chairmen on the Committee on Engrossed Bills (39th Congress), on the Committee to Audit and Control the Contingent Express (40th and 41st Congresses), on the Committee on Naval Affairs (41st and 43rd Congresses), and on the Committee on Railroads (43rd and 44th Congresses). [Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=C000852]" New Hampshire Delegation (This negotiation) , New Hampshire Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
George G. Fogg Visualize None New Hampshire Delegation (This negotiation)
Gilman Marston Visualize "(August 20, 1811 -- July 3, 1890) Gilman Marston was a lawyer, public servant, soldier, and American politician. Marston was born in Oxford, New Hampshire. He studied law and was admitted to the bar in 1841. He was a member of the State house of representatives (1845-1849, 1872, 1873, 1876-1878), delegate to the State constitutional convention of 1850 and 1876, and turned down a governorship of the Idaho Territory in 1870. Marston served in the Union Army during the Civil War and resigned his commission as brigadier general in 1865. Marston was elected as a republican to the 36th and 37th Congresses (March 4, 1859 - March 3, 1863) and was appointed to the United States Senate to fill the vacancy in the term commencing on that date (March 4, 1889 to June 18, 1889), was not a successful candidate for the 45th Congress. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress 1774 - Present', available at https://bioguideretro.congress.gov/Home/MemberDetails?memIndex=M000165]" New Hampshire Delegation (This negotiation) , New Hampshire Delegation (The Road to Civil War)
James W. Patterson Visualize (July 2, 1823 -- 4 May, 1893) Patterson was an American professor and politician. Born in Henniker, N.H., Patterson was a professor of mathematics, astronomy, and meteorology at Dartmouth College from 1854 to 1865. Patterson was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-eighth and Thirty-ninth Congresses and was elected to the United States Senate in 1867. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New Hampshire Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , New Hampshire Delegation (This negotiation) , New Hampshire Delegation (United States Fifteenth Amendment)
Edward H. Rollins Visualize (3 October, 1824 -- 31 July, 1889) Rollins was an American businessman and politician. Rollins was born in Strafford County, N.H.. Rollins was a member of the State house of representatives (1855-1857) and was elected as a Republican to the Thirty-seventh, Thirty-eighth, and Thirty-ninth Congresses. In 1876, Rollins was elected as a Republican to the United States Senate. [Source: 'Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1774- Present', available at http://bioguide.congress.gov/biosearch/biosearch.asp] New Hampshire Delegation (United States Thirteenth Amendment 1863-65) , New Hampshire Delegation (This negotiation) , New Hampshire Delegation (United States Nineteenth Amendment and Edmunds Tucker Act) , New Hampshire Delegation (The Road to Civil War)