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" In asserting the right of secession, it has not been my wish to incite to its exercise. I recognize the fact that the war showed it to be impracticable ; but this did not prove it to be wrong ; and now that it may not be again attempted, and that the... "
Oratory of the South: From the Civil War to the Present Time - Page 144
edited by - 1908 - 336 pages
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Appletons' Journal, Volume 11

Art - 1881
...paragraph of his work, framed presumably after a review of all that he had before written, reads thus : " In asserting the right of secession, it has not been...should be known, so that crimination and recrimination may for ever cease ; and then, on the basis of fraternity and faithful regard for the rights of the...
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THE RISE AND FALL OF THE CONFEDERATE GOVERNMENT

JEFFERSON DAVIS - 1881
...quorum vidi, I must leave the pleasant task of paying the tribute due to their associate patriots. In asserting the right of secession, it has not been...should be known, so that crimination and recrimination may for ever cease, and then, on the basis of fraternity and faithful regard for the rights of the...
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A Short History of the Confederate States of America

Jefferson Davis - Confederate States of America - 1890 - 505 pages
...observance of the laws of civilized war, they were entitled to the confidence and regard of mankind. In asserting the right of secession, it has not been...should be known, so that crimination and recrimination may forever cease ; and then, on the basis of fraternity and faithful regard for the rights of the...
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Jefferson Davis: Ex-president of the Confederate States of America, Volume 2

Varina Davis - 1890
...four o'clock, and I had been writing since eight o'clock in the evening, when Mr. Davis dictated : " In asserting the right of secession it has not been...wrong; and now, that it may not be again attempted, and the Union may promote the general welfare, it is needful that the truth, the whole truth, should be...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature ...: A Biographical ..., Volume 7

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...observance of the laws of civilized war, they are entitled to the confidence and regard of mankind. In asserting the right of secession, it has not been...incite to its exercise. I recognize the fact that the'war showed it to be impracticable ; but this did not prove it to be wrong. And now that it may...
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The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and ..., Volume 7

John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1899
...observance of the laws of civilized war, they are entitled to the confidence and regard of mankind. . . In asserting the right of secession, it has not been...should be known, so that crimination and recrimination may forever cease and then, on the basis of fraternity and faithful regard for the rights of the States,...
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SOUTHERN HISTORICAL SOCIETY PAPERS

R. A. BROCK - 1899
...know of no better words than to adopt the language of your commander-in-chief, Mr. Jefferson Davis: " In asserting the right of secession it has not been...the general welfare, it is needful that the truth and the whole truth should be known, so that crimination and recrimination may forever cease, and then...
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States History, Volume 9

Clement Anselm Evans - Confederate States of America - 1899
...quorum vidi, I must leave the pleasant task of paying the tribute due to their associate patriots. In asserting the right of secession, it has not been...it to be wrong ; and now, that it may not be again tejnpted and that the Union may promote the general welfare, it is needful that the truth should be...
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A compilation of the messages and papers of the confederacy: including the ...

Confederate States of America. President - History - 1904
...Declaration of Independence." He closed the second and last volume of this work with the following words : "In asserting the right of secession, it has not been...not prove it to be wrong; and now that it may not again be attempted, and that the Union may promote the general welfare, it is needful that the truth,...
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Mississippi: Comprising Sketches of Counties, Towns, Events, Institutions ...

Dunbar Rowland - Mississippi - 1907
...publishers, Appleton & Co. After three years labor, it was completed, when he dictated this sentence: "In asserting the right of secession it has not been...wrong; and now, that it may not be again attempted, and the Union may promote the general welfare, it is needful that the truth, the whole truth, should be...
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