Here are examples of the contents. 1860: The Foreign Slave Trade - A Record from the action of Congress, showing the increasing favor with which the reopening of the Trade is regarded by the South.
1861: 1860 "Popular Vote for President" election results by state for the race between Abraham Lincoln, Stephen Douglas, John Breckinridge and John Bell this is the first issue showing these results... The results also appear in issues for subsequent years. 1863: The Rebel Government, Senate and House (with Jefferson Davis listed as President) ; Chronicle of the Slaveholder's Rebellion. 1864: Shrinkage of the Rebellion - Use of War Materiel; Abraham Lincoln's Proclamation of Amnesty ; Vote for Speaker, and on Arming Negroes; The Rebel Government - Members of Present and Incoming Congress (with Jefferson Davis listed as President); Finances of the Rebels - Enormous Prices in Richmond. 1866: Second Inaugural of President Lincoln ; Slaveholder's Rebellion, or Chronicle of War Events; President Johnson on the Negro Question.
1867: The Civil Rights Bill ; The Freedmen's Bureau Bill; Popular Vote for President by States in 1864, 1860 and 1856; The Constitutional Amendment. 1868: Progress of Reconstruction in 1867; The Impeachment Question (related to President Andrew Johnson).1869: Impeachment of President Johnson - Trial and Acquittal; National Platforms of 1868 with Ulysses S. Grant acceptance letter as Republican Party nominee. 1870: The Homestead Law; The United States and New York Constitutions; Proclamations by President Ulysses S.