Quotation by Benjamin Harrison

The disfranchisement of a single legal elector by fraud or intimidation is a crime too grave to be regarded lightly.
Benjamin Harrison (1833–1901), U.S. president. Letter to M.M. Estee, accepting first nomination, September 11, 1888. Public Papers and Addresses of Benjamin Harrison, Twenty-Third President of the United States, p. 5, Government Printing Office (1893).

Harrison has been described as the president most concerned about the rights of African Americans of all those who served between Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt.
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