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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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The Land We Live in: Or, The Story of Our Country

Henry Mann - 1896 - 336 pages
...and especially those who fought gallantly in our ranks, should be admitted to the franchise, " for "they would probably help in some trying time to come...the jewel of liberty within the family of freedom. ' ' Andrew Johnson, succeeding to the chair of Lincoln, and with his heart softened toward his native...
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History of the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, President of the United States ...

Edmund Gibson Ross - 1896 - 180 pages
...Louisiana, the President, speaking of the coming convention, suggested that "some of the colored people be let in, as for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who havefought gallantly in our ranks." "They would," said he, "probably help in some trying time in the...
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Constitutional History of the United States from Their Declaration ..., Volume 2

George Ticknor Curtis - 1896
...I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether some of the colored people may II.— 23 not be let in, as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially these whe have fought gallantly in our ranks. But this is only a suyyestion, not to the public, but...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 94

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1897
...which , among other things, will probably define the elective franchise, I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether some of the colored...some trying time to come to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of freedom." Probably this was the first suggestion of its kind from the President. In...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 94

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1897
...which, among other things, will probably define the elective franchise, I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether some of the colored...some trying time to come to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of freedom." Probably this was the first suggestion of its kind from the President. In...
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Descriptive Catalogue of the Gluck Collection of Manuscripts and Autographs ...

Buffalo Public Library (Buffalo, N.Y.) - 1899 - 149 pages
...idea that the elective franchise should be conferred upon the intelligent negroes, at least, saying, "They would probably help, in some trying time to...the jewel of liberty within the family of freedom." Facsimile of letter, dated City Point, April 2, 7.45, 1865, from President Lincoln to Mrs. Lincoln....
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Charles Sumner; His Complete Works: With Introduction by Hon ..., Volume 12

Charles Sumner - 1900
...death. — ABRAHAM LINCOLN: Crosby' i life of Lincoln, 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 — IBID., Letter to Michael Bahn, of Lomaana, March 13, 1864: McPKerxm't...
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Lincoln's Plan of Reconstruction, Volume 2

Charles Hallan McCarthy - 1901 - 531 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.1 Speaking of this personal note...
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A History of the American People

Francis Newton Thorpe - 1901 - 627 pages
...barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether some of the colored people may not be let in; for instance, the very intelligent, and especially...some 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." This...
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The Constitutional History of the United States, 1765/1895: 1861-1895

Francis Newton Thorpe - 1901
...which, among other things, will prepare and define the elective franchise. I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether some of the colored...intelligent, and especially those who have fought so gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel...
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