Authority of the President to use Federal Troops in the State of the Union, February 15, 1816
Scope and Contents
Copy of Memorandum from Georgia Attorney General Eugene Cook to Georgia Governor Marvin Griffin in 1957 on the subject of the rights of the Federal Government to send troops into a state. This document was prepared after the events at Central High School in Little Rock Arkansas. Cook argues that the U.S. Government does not have the right to use troops unless violence has occurred. The Memorandum suggests where Georgia could have gone had men like Griffin remained in power.
- February 15, 1816
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From the Collection: 3.00 Boxes
From the Collection: English