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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 Chronicles of America Series: Confederacy and reconstruction

United States - 1919
...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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The Chronicles of America Series, Volume 32

Allen Johnson - United States - 1919
...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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History of South Carolina, Volume 2

Yates Snowden, Harry Gardner Cutler - South Carolina - 1920
..."Now, you are about to have a convention, which * * * 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." What is known as "the Presidential Doctrine" was of gradual development. President...
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Wanted - Leaders!: A Study of Negro Development

Theodore DuBose Bratton - African Americans - 1922 - 251 pages
...I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether some of the colored people may not 214 \ be let in, 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 come, to keep the jewel of...
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Proposal & Ratification of Amendments to the Constitution of the U.S ...

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1923 - 92 pages
...suffrage to a few selected negroes. Said he: "I barely suggest, for your private consideration, whether i some of the colored people may not be let in; as,...especially those •who have fought so gallantly in our ranks." " But neither Governor Hahn, nor the reconstruction convention which he assembled, saw fit...
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A Short History of the United States, 1492-1920

John Spencer Bassett - United States - 1921 - 942 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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President Lincoln's Attitude Towards Slavery and Emancipation: With a Review ...

Henry Watson Wilbur - History - 1914 - 220 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...instance the very intelligent and especially those who may have fought gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help in some trying time in the future...
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Abraham Lincoln, a Documentary Portrait Through His Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln, Don Edward Fehrenbacher - History - 1977 - 288 pages
...about to have a Convention which, among other things, will probably define the 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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The Self-inflicted Wound: Southern Politics in the Nineteenth Century

Robert Franklin Durden - History - 1985 - 150 pages
...suggest for your private consideration whether some of the colored people may not be let in [to vote] — as, for instance, the very intelligent and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks." The governor proved unable to persuade the Louisiana convention to follow...
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Afro-American Literature in the Twentieth Century: The Achievement of Intimacy

Michael G. Cooke - Literary Criticism - 1986 - 241 pages
...Bois may have been influenced by Lincoln's suggestion in 1864 that "some of the colored people may be let in, as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks." Du Bois approvingly quotes this "cautious" recommendation in "Reconstruction...
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