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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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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...intelligent, and 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...
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Reminiscences of Abraham Lincoln by distinguised men of his time

Allen Thorndike Rice - 1909 - 428 pages
...about to have a convention, which, among other things, will probably define the IS elective franchise. I barely suggest for your private consideration whether...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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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...
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The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

John Martin Vincent - Administrative responsibility - 1911 - 117 pages
...are about to have a convention which among other things will probably define the elective franchise. I barely suggest for your private consideration whether...very intelligent and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help in some trying time in the future to keep the jewel...
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Selections from the Letters, Speeches, and State Papers of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1911 - 132 pages
...about to have a convention, which, among other things, will probably define the elective franchise. I barely suggest for your private consideration, whether...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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A Short History of the United States

John Spencer Bassett - United States - 1913 - 885 pages
...so extreme a step. "I barely suggest, for your private consideration," he wrote to Governor Hahn, " whether some of the colored people may not be let...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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A Short History of the United States

John Spencer Bassett - United States - 1913 - 885 pages
...favor so extreme a step. "I barely suggest, for your private consideration," he wrote to Governor Hahn, "whether some of the colored people may not be let...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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Abraham Lincoln

Rose Strunsky - Presidents - 1914 - 331 pages
...Louisiana that perhaps it were well to admit some of the coloured people " for an elective franchise, as, for instance, the very intelligent and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help in some trying time to keep the jewel of liberty within...
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The Negro Trail Blazers of California: A Compilation of Records from the ...

Delilah Leontium Beasley - African Americans - 1919 - 317 pages
...are 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 our ranks. They will probably help in some trying time to come, to keep the 'Jewel of...
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The Sequel of Appomattox: A Chronicle of the Reunion of the States, Volume 32

Walter Lynwood Fleming - Reconstruction - 1919 - 322 pages
...recommending the vote for the negro was in a communication to Governor Hahn of Louisiana in March, 1864: "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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