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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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Andrew Johnson and Reconstruction

Eric L. McKitrick - Computers - 1988 - 533 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." Lincoln to Michael Hahn, Mar. 13, 1864. Collected Works of Abraham Lincoln,...
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson, George Henry Davis 86 Professor of American History James M McPherson - History - 1988 - 904 pages
...directive. When the forthcoming convention took up the question of voter qualifications, said Lincoln, "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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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson - History - 2003 - 952 pages
...voter qualifications, said Jncoln, "I barely suggest for your private consideration, whether some jf the colored people may not be let in — as, for instance, the very inelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help,...
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A Short History of Reconstruction

Eric Foner - History - 2010 - 320 pages
...constitutional convention: "I barely suggest for your private consideration, whether some of the colored people not be let in — as for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks. . . . But this is only a suggestion, not to the public, but to you alone."...
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Lincoln in American Memory

Merrill D. Peterson - History - 1995 - 496 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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Lincoln

David Herbert Donald - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 714 pages
...the first-free-state Governor of Louisiana," he asked "whether some of the colored people . . . — as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks" should be permitted to vote. That would help "to keep the jewel of liberty...
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The Struggle for Equality: Abolitionists and the Negro in the Civil War and ...

James M. McPherson, James M.. McPherson, George Henry Davis 86 Professor of American History James M McPherson - History - 1964 - 474 pages
...consideration," wrote the president, "whether some of the colored people may not be let in [to the suffrage] — as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks."18 This idea of a qualified Negro suffrage was gaining considerable support...
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Lords of Misrule: Mardi Gras and the Politics of Race in New Orleans

James Gill - Carnival - 1997 - 303 pages
...males, although Lincoln himself had asked Hahn to consider "whether 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." The convention did, however, leave the way open for the legislature "to pass...
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Union & Emancipation: Essays on Politics and Race in the Civil War Era

David W. Blight, Brooks D. Simpson - History - 1997 - 231 pages
...Louisiana in March 1864, "whether some of the colored people may not be let in [to the suffrage] — as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks. They would probably help," he added, "in some trying times to come, to keep...
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Revolution, Romanticism, and the Afro-Creole Protest Tradition in Louisiana ...

Caryn Cossť Bell - History - 1997 - 344 pages
...consideration," the president wrote, "whether some of the colored people may not be let in [granted suffrage] — as, for instance, the very intelligent, and especially those who have fought gallantly in our ranks." The president's recommendation notwithstanding, the constitutional convention,...
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