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Life and Works of Abraham Lincoln: State papers, 1861-1865 - Page 232
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson - History - 1988 - 904 pages
...Holcombe. Hay handed them a letter from Lincoln offering them safe conduct to Washington to discuss "any proposition which embraces the restoration of...the whole Union, and the abandonment of slavery." Clay and Holcombe had no authority to negotiate any peace terms that was not their purpose in Canada...
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The Negro in the Civil War

Benjamin Quarles - History - 1953 - 379 pages
...critical of a recent Presidential note to Horace Greeley, stating that Lincoln would receive and consider "any proposition which embraces the restoration of...the whole Union, and the abandonment of slavery," "Shall I send forth this letter?" "Certainly not," replied Douglass. "It would be given a broader meaning...
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Lincoln

David Herbert Donald - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 714 pages
...Lincoln himself drafted the letter, consulting only Seward. Addressed "To Whom It May Concern," it read: "Any proposition which embraces the restoration of...of the whole Union, and the abandonment of slavery . . . will be received and considered by the Executive government of the United States." It also offered...
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The Whirlwind of War: Voices of the Storm, 1861-1865

Stephen B. Oates - History - 1999 - 864 pages
...Concern," which was widely published in the public prints on both sides. "Any proposition," I said, "which embraces the restoration of peace, the integrity...States will be received and considered by the Executive of the United States." That made my conditions plain enough, and I repeated 'em every time I had the...
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The Burden of Confederate Diplomacy

Charles M. Hubbard - History - 2000 - 272 pages
...it clearly states the conditions on which Lincoln was prepared to negotiate a cease-fire. He wrote, "Any proposition which embraces the restoration of peace, the integrity of the whole Union, the abandonment of slavery, and which comes by and with an authority that can control the army now...
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Reelecting Lincoln: The Battle For The 1864 Presidency

John Waugh - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 480 pages
...proposition from any source that controlled the armies at war with the United States and that embraced "the restoration of peace, the integrity of the whole Union, and the abandonment of slavery." It once more guaranteed safe conduct both ways to any would-be negotiators. 25 Greeley again remonstrated...
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Abraham Lincoln and a Nation Worth Fighting for

History - 2003 - 240 pages
...trump card, which stated the conditions of peace. In a "To Whom It May Concern" letter, he declared, "Any proposition which embraces the restoration of...of the Whole Union, and the abandonment of slavery" with the authority that could control the rebel arms would be considered. On the same day he issued...
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The Papers of Jefferson Davis: September 1864-May 1865

Jefferson Davis - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 699 pages
...concern" stated a willingness to discuss "any proposition which embraces the restoration of peace" coming "by and with an authority that can control the armies now at war" (Lincoln, Collected Works, 7:45 1 , 500-501; Davis Papers, 10:561). "The Augusta Constitutionalist...
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The Civil War: Primary Documents on Events from 1860 to 1865

Ford Risley - History - 2004 - 320 pages
...meet with the envoys. Lincoln insisted in a letter that he was willing to discuss any proposal for "the restoration of peace, the integrity of the whole Union, and the abandonment of slavery." But the Confederate commissioners refused any peace on those terms and the talks broke off. One final...
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Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln

Doris Kearns Goodwin - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 944 pages
Winner of the Lincoln Prize Acclaimed historian Doris Kearns Goodwin illuminates Lincoln's political genius in this highly original work, as the one-term congressman and ...
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