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Page 7 - ... might withdraw the military forces altogether, and leave the people of any or all of these States to govern themselves without his interference. In the language of the Secretary of State, in his telegram to the provisional governor of Georgia dated October 28, 1865, he might " recognize the people of any State as having resumed the relations of loyalty to the Union," and act in his military capacity on this hypothesis.
Page 7 - Those who vested their capital in the creation of this debt must meet their fate, and take it as one of the inevitable results of the Rebellion, though it may seem hard to them. It should at once be made known at home and abroad that no debt contracted for the purpose of dissolving the Union of the States can or ever will be paid by taxes levied on the people for such purpose. ANDREW JOHNSON, " President of the United States.
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Henry Grady's New South: Atlanta, a Brave and Beautiful City
Harold Eugene Davis
No preview available - 1990