Letter from Senator John Stennis to Senator Birch Bayh

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After the House agreed to the conference report on June 30, 1965 and the Senate agreed on July 6, the resolution was sent to the General Services Administration for transmittal to the states. On July 9, 1965, Senator John Stennis (D-MS), a senior, highly esteemed member of the Senate, sent the young Senator Bayh a note of congratulation commending him for “the splendid way you carried this entire matter.” Ratification was completed on February 10, 1967 when Nevada became the thirty-eighth state to approve the proposed amendment.

Citation

Stennis, John C. (John Cornelius), 1901-1995. "Letter from Senator John Stennis to Senator Birch Bayh." Letter from Senator John Stennis to Senator Birch Bayh, July 9, 1965; “Pres. Inability-Correspondence-Congressional 1965” folder, Box 17; Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments, Senate Committee on the Judiciary; 89th Congress; Records of the U.S. Senate, RG 46; National Archives.. Accessed 19 June 2019. http://acsc.lib.udel.edu/items/show/50.

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Title

Letter from Senator John Stennis to Senator Birch Bayh

Subject

25th Amendment

Description

After the House agreed to the conference report on June 30, 1965 and the Senate agreed on July 6, the resolution was sent to the General Services Administration for transmittal to the states. On July 9, 1965, Senator John Stennis (D-MS), a senior, highly esteemed member of the Senate, sent the young Senator Bayh a note of congratulation commending him for “the splendid way you carried this entire matter.” Ratification was completed on February 10, 1967 when Nevada became the thirty-eighth state to approve the proposed amendment.

Creator

Stennis, John C. (John Cornelius), 1901-1995

Source

Letter from Senator John Stennis to Senator Birch Bayh, July 9, 1965; “Pres. Inability-Correspondence-Congressional 1965” folder, Box 17; Subcommittee on Constitutional Amendments, Senate Committee on the Judiciary; 89th Congress; Records of the U.S. Senate, RG 46; National Archives.

Publisher

Association of Centers for the Study of Congress

Date

1965-07-09

Contributor

Center for Legislative Archives, National Archives and Records Administration

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Language

English

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Document

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