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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 Constitutional History of the United States, Volume 3

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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The Constitutional History of the United States: 1861-1895

Francis Newton Thorpe - 1901
...may not be let in; as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought so gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help in...to keep the jewel of liberty within the family of freedom."1 Two days later, the President formally invested him "with the powers exercised hitherto...
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A History of the American People

Francis Newton Thorpe - 1901 - 627 pages
...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 ; for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks....
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Abraham Lincoln

William Eleroy Curtis - 1902 - 409 pages
...which, among other things, will probably define the 22 337 elective franchise. I barely suggest for your private consideration whether some of the colored...trying time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty safe within the family of freedom. But this is only a suggestion — not to the public, but to you...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: His Early History, Political Career, Speeches in ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett, Charles Walter Brown - 1902 - 448 pages
...which, among other things, will probably define the elective franchise. I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether some of the colored...and especially those who have fought gallantly in ~ur ranks. They would probably help, in Bonie trying timę to come, to keep the jewel of liberty in...
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Political Science Quarterly

1902
...pending constitutional convention in that state, the President said : " I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether some of the colored...intelligent, and especially those who have fought so gallantly in our ranks" (III, 86). Had such prudent counsels prevailed later we might have been...
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Abraham Lincoln: With Twenty-four Illustrations

William Eleroy Curtis - 1902 - 397 pages
...which, among other things, will probably define the 22 337 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, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our...
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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln ...

Abraham Lincoln - 1903 - 399 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. [Remarks on closing a sanitary...
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A Political History of Slavery: Being an Account of the Slavery ..., Volume 2

William Henry Smith - 1903
...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 reader will do well to keep...
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The Fifteenth Amendment: An Account of Its Enactment. A Paper Read Before ...

Allen Caperton Braxton - 1903 - 60 pages
...the experiment of granting suffrage to a few selected negroes. Said he: "I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether some of the colored...intelligent, and especially those who have fought so gallantly in our ranks."18 But neither Governor Hahn, nor the Reconstruction Convention which he...
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