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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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Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln: Letters and telegrams, Gasparin to Meade

Abraham Lincoln - 1907
...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 Lincoln Year Book: Containing Immortal Words of Abraham Lincoln Spoken ...

Abraham Lincoln - Devotional calendars - 1907 - 375 pages
...about to have a convention, which, among other things, will probably define the elective franchise. l barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether...gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help, in some trying time, to keep the jewel of liberty in the family of freedom. When will the world shake...
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Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln: Letters and telegrams, Gasparin to Meade

Abraham Lincoln - 1907
...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...especially those who have fought gallantly in our janks. They would probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel of liberty within the...
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Some Southern Questions

William Alexander MacCorkle - African Americans - 1908 - 318 pages
...Governor Hahn says: " Now, you are about 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 not be allowed in, as for instance the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in...
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Some Southern Questions

William Alexander MacCorkle - African Americans - 1908 - 318 pages
...barely suggest for your private consideration whether some of the colored people may not be allowed in, as for instance the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks. ' ' Mr. Sumner believed in Negro suffrage only for the reason that "their votes are needed in the North...
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Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln by Distinguished Men of His Time

Allen Thorndike Rice - Presidents - 1909 - 428 pages
...: " Now, you are about to have a convention, which, among other things, will probably define the IS elective franchise. I barely suggest for your private...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 Century: 1909, Volume 78

1909
...gained beyond the proposal of Lincoln in 1864, in his well-known letter to Governor Hahn of Louisiana: "I barely suggest for your private consideration whether...especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks." One of the few things which seem to be certain about the race problem is that the rest of the country...
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Richard Henry Dana, Jr. ... Speeches in Stirring Times, and Letters to a Son

Richard Henry Dana - Fugitive slaves - 1910 - 520 pages
...hereby suggest . . . whether some of the colored people might not be let in [to the elective franchise], as for instance the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks." Governor Orr of South Carolina, one of the Southern leaders, approved of an amendment to the Constitution...
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The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

John Martin Vincent - Administrative responsibility - 1911 - 117 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 in the future to keep the jewel of Liberty in the family of Freedom."3 Two years later...
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Selections from the Letters, Speeches, and State Papers of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1911 - 132 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...instance, the very intelligent, and especially those 20 who have fought gallantly in our ranks. "They would probably help, in some trying time to come,...
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