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" Now you are about to have a convention, which, among other things, will probably define the elective franchise. I barely suggest for your private consideration, whether some of the colored people may not be let in — as, for instance, the very intelligent,... "
Life of William McKinley, Our Martyred President: With Short Biographies of ... - Page 303
by Samuel Fallows - 1901 - 441 pages
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Memorial Address on the Life and Character of Abraham Lincoln: Delivered, at ...

George Bancroft - 1866 - 69 pages
...Louisiana, that " in defining the franchise some of the colored people might be let in," saying : " They would probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of freedom." In 1857 he avowed himself "not in favor of" what he improperly called "...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - 1866 - 720 pages
...elective franchise. I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether some of the colore.l people may not be let in, as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially thone who have fought gallantly w our ranks. They would probably help in some trying time to come,...
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Addresses and Ceremonies at the New Year's Festival to the Freedmen, on ...

1867 - 48 pages
...aconveution, which, among other things, will probablj define the elective franchise, I barely suggest for your private consideration whether some of the colored...gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help in som trying time to come to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of freedom." The Attorney General...
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Life of A. P. DOSTIE; Of The Conflict of New Orleans

EMILY HAZEN REED - 1868
...I barely suggest to you whether some of the colored people may not be let in, as, for instance, the intelligent, and especially those who have fought...ranks. They would probably help in some trying time to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of Freedom." President Johnson said on this question of negro...
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Life of A. P. Dostie, Or, The Conflict in New Orleans

Emily Hazen Reed - 1868 - 374 pages
...Convention, which, among other things, will possibly define the elective franchise, I barely suggest to you whether some of the colored people may not be let in, as, for instance, the intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 9

Charles Sumner - 1874
...death. — ARRAHAM LINCOLN: Croiby's Life of Lincola, p. 33. They [colored people having the ballot] would probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel of Liberty in the family of Freedom. — IRID., Letter to Michael Hahn, of Louisiana, March 13, 1864: Mi I'll,...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Period of ...

Edward McPherson - 1871 - 652 pages
...u, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially tlm*e who have fought gallantly in our ninks. will furnish new calumnies against republican governments, and new pretexts for tho In tho family of freedom. But tlib 1л only a suggestion, nut to tho public, but to you aluno. Truly...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 9

Charles Sumner - 1874
...death. — ABRAHAM LINCOLN: Crosby' Life of Lincola, p. 83. They [colored people having the ballot] would probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel of Liberty in the family of Freedom. — IBID., Letter tn Michael Sahn, of Louisiana, March 13, 1864: AtcPherum'...
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THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DURING THE PERIOD OF ...

EDWARD McPHERSON - 1875
...probably define the elective franchise. I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether Borne of the colored people may not be let in, as, for instance,...trying time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of freedom. But this is only a suggestion, not to tho public, but to you alone. Truly...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 9

Charles Sumner - 1875
...— ABRAHAM LINCOLN: Crosby's Life of Lincoln, p. 33. They [colored poople having the ballot] wonM probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel of Liberty in the family of Freedom. — Imri., Letter In Michael ffahn, of Louisiana, March 13, 1864: MrPherson's...
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