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" 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 ranks. "
Proceedings of the ... Annual Meeting of the Virginia State Bar Association - Page 251
1903
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An American Iliad: The Story of the Civil War

Charles Pierce Roland - History - 2004 - 289 pages
...Lincoln had written to the newly elected "loyal" governor of Louisiana: "I barely suggest for your consideration whether some of the colored people may...intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks." The Radicals countered in early July by passing the Wade-Davis bill (named...
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Father Abraham: Lincoln's Relentless Struggle to End Slavery

Richard Striner - History - 2006 - 320 pages
...among other things, will probably define the elective franchise." Then he made his secret suggestion: "I barely suggest for your private consideration,...intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel of...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 842 pages
...about to have a convention, which, among other things, will probably define the elective franchise. I barely suggest, for your private consideration,...very intelligent and especially those who have fought gallantly in -nr rnnks. They would probably help, in some trying time to come, to keep the jewel of...
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Forge of Empires: Three Revolutionary Statesmen and the World They Made ...

Michael Knox Beran - History - 2007 - 496 pages
...some of the colored people may not be let in" and enrolled in the state's reconstructed franchise, "as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallan tly in our ranks." Yet a wartime leader who can do no more than refute his critics is bound...
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