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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,... "
Addresses and Ceremonies at the New Year's Festival to the Freedmen, on ... - Page 48
1867 - 48 pages
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 2

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1894
...governor of Louisiana. Now you are about to have a convention, which, among other things, will probably define the elective franchise. I barely suggest for...gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty within the family of freedom. But this is only...
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Complete Works

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1894
...governor of Louisiana. Now you are about to have a convention, which, among other things, will probably define the elective franchise. I barely suggest for...gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty within the family of freedom. But this is only...
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The Table Talk of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 154 pages
...RECONSTRUCTION IN 1863. " Now, you are about to have a convention, which, among other things, will probably define the elective franchise. I barely suggest, for...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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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865, Volume 64

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 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...gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty within the family of freedom. But this is only...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...governor of Louisiana. 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 coloured people may not be let in — as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those...
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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865

Abraham Lincoln - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1894 - 237 pages
...governor of Louisiana. 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 coloured people may not be let in — as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those...
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Recollections of Abraham Lincoln 1847-1865

Ward Hill Lamon - 1895 - 276 pages
...Governor of Louisiana. Now, you are about to have a convention, which among other things will probably define the elective franchise. I barely suggest for...gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty within the family of freedom. But this is only...
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Constitutional History of the United States from Their Declaration ..., Volume 2

George Ticknor Curtis - Constitutional history - 1896
...his death, said : " Now you are abeut to have a convention which, among other things, will probably define the elective franchise. I barely suggest, for...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...
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History of the Impeachment of Andrew Johnson, President of the United States ...

Edmund Gibson Ross - Electronic books - 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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Harper's Magazine, Volume 94

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - American literature - 1897
...Governor of Louisiana : " Now you are about to have a convention, which, among other things, will probably define the elective franchise, I barely suggest, for...gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help in some trying time to come to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of freedom." Probably this was...
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