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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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Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

John Torrey Morse - 1893
...negroes. Upon this Mr. Lincoln expressed his opinion that the privilege might be wisely conferred upon "the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks," though apparently he intended thus to describe no very large percentage. Apparently his confidence...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln - 1894
...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. Yours truly, A. LINCOLN. March...
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Complete Works, Volume 5

Abraham Lincoln - 1894
...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." Lincoln had that happy, peculiar habit, which few public men have attained, of looking away from the...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...the elective franchise. I barely suggest for your private consideration, whether some of the coloured people may not be let in — as, for instance, the...the jewel of liberty within the family of freedom. But this is only a suggestion, not to the public, but to you alone. An Address at a Fair for the Sanitary...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865, Volume 64

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...the elective franchise. I barely suggest for your private consideration, whether some of the coloured people may not be let in — as, for instance, the...the jewel of liberty within the family of freedom. But this is only a suggestion, not to the public, but to you alone. An Address at a Fair for the Sanitary...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865, Volume 64

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...suggest for your private consideration, whether some of the coloured people may not be let in—as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially...the jewel of liberty within the family of freedom. But this is only a suggestion, not to the public, but to you alone. An Address at a Fair for the Sanitary...
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The Table Talk of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 154 pages
...colored people may not be let in — as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who fought gallantly in our ranks. They would probably...the jewel of liberty within the family of freedom." OF THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION—REMARKS TO THE CHICAGO DEPUTATION, SEPT. 13, 1862. "I have not decided...
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The Table Talk of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 154 pages
...which, among other things, will probably define the elective franchise. I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether some of the colored...instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who fought gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel...
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Complete Works

Abraham Lincoln - 1894
...Haven, Conn., Mar. 6, 1860, vol. V, p. 352. To KEEP THE JEWEL OF LIBERTY They [negroes in Louisiana] would probably help, in some trying time to come,...the jewel of liberty within the family of freedom. Letter to Governor Hahn, Mar. 13, 1864, vol. X, p. JĒ. NEITHER SLAVE NOR WIFE I protest against the...
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Recollections of Abraham Lincoln 1847-1865

Ward Hill Lamon - 1895 - 276 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. Yours truly, (Signed) A. LINCOLN....
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