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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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Documentary History of Reconstruction: Political, Military, Social ..., Volume 1

Walter Lynwood Fleming - 1906
...have a convention, which, . . 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. Proclamation on the Wade-Davis...
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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: 1863-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1906
...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. CALL...
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 to the Final ...

James Ford Rhodes - 1906
...convention, which, among other things, will probably define the elective franchise. I barely suggest for your private consideration, whether some of the colored...to keep the jewel of liberty within the family of freedom."2 The feeling of many, if not all, of the radical Republicans was that the negroes ought to...
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Proceedings of the American Political Science Association, Volume 2

American Political Science Association. Meeting, American Political Science Association - 1906
...reconstructing Louisiana. March 13, 1864 Lincoln wrote to Hahn in Louisiana : " I barely suggest for your private consideration whether some of the colored...especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks." Nevertheless neither in the Louisiana nor the Arkansas nor the West Virginia government, nor in any...
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The History of North America, Volume 15

Guy Carleton Lee, Francis Newton Thorpe - 1906
...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 Civil War: The National View

Francis Newton Thorpe - 1906 - 535 pages
...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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Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln: Letters and telegrams, Gasparin to Meade

Abraham Lincoln - 1907
...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. [Order.]...
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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

Abraham Lincoln - 1907 - 389 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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Abraham Lincoln, a Documentary Portrait Through His Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln, Don Edward Fehrenbacher - 1977 - 288 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, A. Lincoln 92. On...
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The Self-inflicted Wound: Southern Politics in the Nineteenth Century

Robert Franklin Durden - 1985 - 150 pages
...suggest for your private consideration whether some of the colored people may not be let in [to vote] — as, for instance, the very intelligent and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks." The governor proved unable to persuade the Louisiana convention to follow Lincoln's advice, but on...
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