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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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The Aftermath of Slavery: A Study of the Condition and Environ-ment of the ...

William Albert Sinclair - African Americans - 1905 - 358 pages
...Louisiana, Lincoln wrote in March, 1864, advising that the ballot should be given to the colored men : " Let in, as for instance, the very intelligent, and...gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help in some trying time in the future to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of freedom.'' This was probably...
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Complete Works of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 10

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1905
...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...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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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 to the Final ...

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1906
...reconstruction, said: "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."2 The feeling...
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The Writings of Abraham Lincoln: 1863-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1906
...WASHINGTON, March 13, 1864. HON. MICHAEL HAHN. 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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Documentary History of Reconstruction: Political, Military, Social ..., Volume 1

Walter Lynwood Fleming - Reconstruction - 1906
...Century Company. [March 13, 1S64] Now you are about to have a convention, which, . . 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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Proceedings of the American Political Science Association, Volume 2

American Political Science Association. Meeting, American Political Science Association - Electronic journals - 1906
...allowed to take part in reconstructing Louisiana. March 13, 1864 Lincoln wrote to Hahn in Louisiana : " I barely suggest for your private consideration whether...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 Civil War: The National View

Francis Newton Thorpe - United States - 1906 - 535 pages
...a week later: "Now you are about to have a convention, which, among other things, will prepare and define the elective franchise. I barely suggest, for...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 History of North America, Volume 15

Guy Carleton Lee, Francis Newton Thorpe - Indians of North America - 1906
...a week later: "Now you are about to have a convention, which, among other things, will prepare and define the elective franchise. I barely suggest, for...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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Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 2

Abraham Lincoln - 1907 - 389 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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Grant, Lincoln, and the Freedmen: Reminiscences of the Civil War with ...

John Eaton, Ethel Osgood Mason - Bibliography (United States. Office of Education) - 1907 - 331 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 future time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of freedom. But this is only a...
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