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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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A Review of the Political Conflict in America: From the Commencement of the ...

Alexander Harris - 1876 - 517 pages
...which, among other tilings, will probably define the elective franchise. I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether some of the colored...trying time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of freedom. But this is only a suggestion, not to the public, but to you alone. "Yours...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 35

1877
...suggest for your private consideration whether some of the coloured people may not be let in—as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially...trying time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of freedom." In other words, Mr. Lincoln was in favour of a suffrage based upon education...
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A History of the United States: From the Discovery of the American Continent ...

Benson John Lossing - 1881 - 754 pages
...Louisiana, but with a different motive. " They would probably help," he said, almost prophetically, " in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel of Liberty in the family of Freedom." — Letter to Michael Hahn, March 13, 1864. on internal commerce were removed...
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Twenty Years of Congress: From Lincoln to Garfield, Volume 2

James Gillespie Blaine - 1886
...convention which among other things will probably define the elective franchise. I barely suggest for your private consideration whether some of the colored...ranks. They would probably help in some trying time in the future to keep the jewel of Liberty in the family of Freedom." The form of the closing expression,...
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Yazoo: Or, On the Picket Line of Freedom in the South. A Personal Narrative

Albert Talmon Morgan - 1884 - 512 pages
...when gratitude for the negroes' services in the war was still a living thing, and when the hope that " They would probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of freedom,"* had neither been extinguished under the pressure of " great business and...
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Union-disunion-reunion: Three Decades of Federal Legislation. 1855 to 1885

Samuel Sullivan Cox - 1885 - 726 pages
...convention, which, among other things, will define the elective franchise, I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether some of the colored...trying time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of freedom. But this is only a suggestion, not to the public, but to you alone. Yours...
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Union-disunion-reunion: Three Decades of Federal Legislation. 1855 to 1885

Samuel Sullivan Cox - 1885 - 726 pages
...convention, which, among other things, will define the elective franchise, I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether some of the colored...trying time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of freedom. But this is only a suggestion, not to the public, but to you alone. Yours...
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Union-disunion-reunion: Three Decades of Federal Legislation. 1855 to 1885

Samuel Sullivan Cox - 1885 - 726 pages
...convention, which, among other things, will define the elective franchise, I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether some of the colored...in — as, for instance, the very intelligent, and for an uncle. He was at the battle of New Orleans, and witnessed the overthrow of the British on the...
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Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln by Distinguished Men of His Time

Allen Thorndike Rice - 1886 - 668 pages
...convention, which, among other things, will probably define the elective franchise. I barely suggest for your private consideration whether some of the colored...the jewel of liberty within the family of freedom. But this is only a suggestion — not to the public, but to you alone." It was apparent to all who...
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Memorial Addresses on the Life and Character of Michael Hahn, (a ...

United States. Congress. House House - 1886 - 42 pages
...which, among other things, will probably define the elective franchise, I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether some of the colored...ranks. They would probably help, in some trying time lo come, to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of freedom. But this is only a suggestion, not...
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