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" My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or destroy slavery. "
Anniversary Addresses - Page 404
by Samuel Colcord Bartlett - 1894 - 517 pages
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History of the Underground Railroad in Chester and the Neighboring Counties ...

Robert Clemens Smedley - 1883 - 407 pages
...Slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not to save or destroy Slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it, and if I could do it by freeing all the slaves I would do it, and...
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Life of Thurlow Weed Including His Autobiography and a Memoir, Volume 2

Thurlow Weed - 1884
...object," said the President, in August, 1862, " is to save the Union, and not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it ; if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it ; and if I could do it by freeing some and leaving...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln

Charles Maltby - 1884 - 318 pages
...York Tribunt on the 19th of August, 1862. A portion of the President's reply is here subjoined : " My paramount object is to save the Union, and not either to save or dest:oy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave I would do it. If I could save...
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Michigan, a History of Governments

Thomas McIntyre Cooley - 1885 - 376 pages
...would not save the Union unless they could at the same time destroy slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object is to save the Union, and not...without freeing any slave I would do it ; if I could save it by freeing all the slaves I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1

Isaac N. Arnold - 1885 - 462 pages
...could at the same time destroy slavery, i do not agree with them. Mv paramount object is to save tke Union, and not either to save or destroy slavery. if i could save the Union without freeing any slave, i would do it. And if i could save it by freeing all the slaves, i would do it....
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Proceedings, Volumes 23-37

Buffalo Historical Society (Buffalo, N.Y.) - 1885
...would not save the Union unless they could at the same time destroy slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object is to save the Union, and not either to save or destroy slavery." Both Fillmore and Lincoln made the humanities of the slavery question wholly subordinate to the national...
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Official Proceedings at the Dedication of the Statue of Daniel Webster at ...

New Hampshire - 1886 - 120 pages
...Only three years before Mr. Webster's speech, Lincoln had introduced into Congress a fugitive-slave law for the District of Columbia. Twelve years after...I would do it. If I could do it by freeing all the i slaves, I would do it. If I could do it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do...
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Mr. Punch's Victorian Era: An Illustrated Chronicle of the Reign ..., Volume 2

Punch (London, England) - 1886
...motive of the struggle between North and South. Mr. Lincoln said, " My paramount object in the struggle is to save the Union, and not either to save or ^destroy slavery. If I could LINCOLN'S TWO DIFFICULTIES. li\. "What? No Monty I t\o Men .'" save the Union without freeing any slave...
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The Great Contest: A History of Military and Naval Operations During the ...

Willis C. Humphrey - 1886 - 679 pages
...intention to interfere with slavery;" and in August, 1862, he said, in a letter to Horace Greeley, "My paramount object is to save the Union, and not either to save or destroy slavery." As a war measure, the President was finally compelled to do the act, giving the South, however, one...
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The Great Conspiracy: Its Origin and History

John Alexander Logan - 1886 - 810 pages
...EXECUTION OF THE CONFISCATION ACT" DEMANDED — MR. LINCOLN'S FAMOUS REPLY —HIS "PARAMOUNT OBJECT, TO SAVE THE UNION, AND NOT EITHER TO SAVE OR DESTROY SLAVERY " — VISIT TO THE WHITE HOUSE OF A RELIGIOUS DEPUTATION FROM CHICAGO — MEMORIAL ASKING FOR IMMEDIATE...
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