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Presidential Courage: Brave Leaders and How They Changed America 1789-1989 - Page 96
by Michael R. Beschloss - 2007 - 400 pages
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The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it

Hinton Rowan Helper - 1857 - 420 pages
...reminded his ministers of how they had endorsed it unread, and he read it them. Its contents ran thus : " This morning, as for some days past, it seems exceedingly...will not be re-elected. Then it will be my duty to so co-operate with the President-elect as to save the Union between the election and the inauguration,...
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The Century, Volume 38

1889
...conviction of duty. He wrote on the 23d of August the following memorandum : This morning, as for several days past, it seems exceedingly probable that this Administration will not be reŽlected. Then it will ba my duty to so cooperate with the President-elect as to save the Union between...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 68

Edward Livermore Burlingame, Robert Bridges, Alfred Sheppard Dashiell, Harlan Logan - 1920
...astute of political observers wrote a personal memorandum for his cabinet in which he declared that "this morning, as for some days past, it seems exceedingly...that this administration will not be re-elected." S of the political outlook in midsummer, so of the financial. When the great wave of war-time trade...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 9

John George Nicolay, John Hay - 1890
...demanded by his present conviction of duty. He wrote on the 23d of August the following memorandum : i**. This morning, as for some days past, it seems exceedingly...will not be reelected. Then it will be my duty to so cooperate with the President-elect as to save the Union between the election and the inauguration...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 9

John George Nicolay, John Hay - 1890
...demanded by his present conviction of duty. He wrote on the 23d of August the following memorandum : This morning, as for some days past, it seems exceedingly...will not be reelected. Then it will be my duty to so cooperate with the President-elect as to save the Union between the election and the inauguration...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 9

John George Nicolay, John Hay - 1890
...demanded by his present conviction of duty. He wrote on the 23d of August the following memorandum : IsM. This morning, as for some days past, it seems exceedingly probable that this Administration will not be reilected. Then it will be my duty to so cooperate with the President-elect as to save the Union between...
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The Life and Times of William Lowndes Yancey: A History of Political Parties ...

John Witherspoon Du Bose - 1892 - 752 pages
...after the pending Presidential contest closed : "EXECUTIVE MANSION, / "WASHINGTON, August 'i?>, 18C4. ( "This morning, as for some days past, it seems exceedingly...re-elected. Then it will be my duty to co-operate with the President-elect so as to save the Union, between the election and the inauguration, as he will have...
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Life on the Circuit with Lincoln: With Sketches of Generals Grant, Sherman ...

Henry Clay Whitney - 1892 - 601 pages
...in case McClellan should be his successor, thus : EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, August 23d, 1864. This morning, as for some days past, it seems exceedingly...re-elected. Then it will be my duty to co-operate with the President-elect so as to save this Union between the election and the inauguration, as he will have...
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Abraham Lincoln and Men of War-times: Some Personal Recollections of War and ...

Alexander Kelly McClure - 1892 - 462 pages
...that it was not to be opened until after the election: EXECUTIVE MANSION, WASHINGTON, August 23, 1864. This morning, as for some days past, it seems exceedingly...administration will not be re-elected. Then it will be 1n}- duty to co-operate with the President-elect so as to save the Union between the election and the...
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LIFE OF LINCOLN

CHARLES CARLETON COFFIN - 1892
...meeting, the President wrote the following words : , " This morning, as for several days past, it seems probable that this Administration will not be re-elected. Then it will be my duty to so cooperate with the President-elect to save the Union between the election and the inauguration,...
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