Life And Works Of Abraham Lincoln Volume 8; Letters And Telegrams, Gasparin To Meade

Paperback | May 8, 2012

byAbraham Lincoln

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 Excerpt: ...agitate for the repeal of the whole thing. It should begin at once, giving at least the new-born a vested interest in freedom which could not be taken away. If Senator Sebastian could come with something of this sort from Arkansas, I, at least, should take great interest in his case; and I believe a single individual will have scarcely done the world so great a service. See him, if you can, and read this to him; but charge him to not make it public for the present. Write me again. Yours very truly, A. Lincoln. Telegram in Cipher. Executive Mansion, Washington, D. C, December 17, 1863. Major-General Hurlbut, Memphis, Tenn.: I understand you have under sentence of death, a tall old man, by the name of Henry F. Luckett. I personally knew him, and did not think him a bad man. Please do not let him be executed unless upon further order from me, and in the meantime send me a transcript of the record. A. Lincoln. Executive Mansion, Washington, May 2, 1864. Major-General Hurlbut. My dear Sir: General Farnsworth has just been reading to me from your letter to him of the 26th ultimo. I snatch a moment to say that my friendship and confidence for you remain unabated, but that Generals Grant and Thomas cannot be held to their just responsibilities if they are not allowed to control in the class of cases to which yours belongs. From one standpoint a court of inquiry is most just, but if your case were my own I would not allow Generals Grant and Sherman to be diverted by it just now. Yours truly, A. Lincoln. Private. Executive Mansion, Washington, November 14, 1864. Major-General Hurlbut. Few things since I have been here have impressed me more painfully than what, for four or five months past, has appeared a bitter military opposition to the new State government of Loui...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 Excerpt: ...agitate for the repeal of the whole thing. It should begin at once, giving at least the new-born a vested interest in freedom wh...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:May 8, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217505465

ISBN - 13:9780217505468

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