Correspondence

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Barnes & Burr, 1863
 

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Strana 142 - All territory, places and possessions whatsoever taken by either party from the other during the War, or which may be taken after the signing of this Treaty excepting only the Islands hereinafter mentioned shall be restored without delay...
Strana 465 - If any one desires to know the leading and paramount object of my public life, the preservation of this Union will furnish him the key.
Strana 514 - Zion, to give unto them beauty for ashes, the oil of joy for mourning, and the garment of praise for the spirit of heaviness; that they might be called trees of righteousness, the planting of the Lord, that he might be glorified.
Strana 16 - How ill-prepared we are to meet it in a proper manner no one knows better than yourself; but, above all, our own divisions and the hostile attitude of the Eastern States give room to apprehend that a continuance of the war might prove vitally fatal to the United States.
Strana 12 - Considering the high station you now fill in our national councils* I have thought these explanations proper, as well to counteract the chimerical tales which malevolent persons have so industriously circulated, as to satisfy you that you have not espoused the cause of a man in any way unfriendly to the laws, the government, or the interests of his country.
Strana 199 - It is with particular pleasure I avail myself of this occasion to renew to you...
Strana 12 - They are such as every man of honor, and every good citizen must approve. Considering the high station you now fill in our national councils...
Strana 95 - I am sometimes touched gently on the shoulder by a friend, for example, of General Jackson, who will thus address me, " My dear Sir, all my dependence is upon you, don't disappoint us, you know our partiality was for you next to the hero; and how much we want a Western President.
Strana 106 - I do not believe that the sober and reflecting people of Virginia would have been so far dazzled by military renown as to have conferred their suffrages upon a mere soldier — one acknowledged on all hands to be of little value as a civilian.
Strana 332 - Its passage might prevent the President from exercising certain vengeful passions which he wishes to gratify in South Carolina. And if it passes, its passage may be attributed to the desire of those same friends of Mr. Van Buren to secure Southern votes.

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