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Page 504 - I would save the Union; if there be those who would not save the Union unless they could at the same time destroy slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object is to save the Union, and not either to save or destroy slavery.
Page 308 - whenever the laws of the United States shall be opposed, or the execution thereof be obstructed, in any State, by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, or by powers vested in
Page 28 - . . . Is there not some chosen curse, Some hidden thunder in the stores of heaven, Red with uncommon wrath, to blast the man Who owes his greatness to his country's ruin?
Page 460 - executrix and executors of this my last will and testament, hereby revoking all former wills by me made. In witness whereof I have hereunto set
Page 366 - you, gentlemen, to accept my thanks for the very flattering manner in which you have been pleased to communicate the result of the action of that enlightened and patriotic body of men who composed the late convention, and to be assured, that I am, with profound respect and esteem, your friend and fellow-citizen.
Page 23 - moment that you should properly estimate the immense value of your national union to your collective and individual happiness.
Page 91 - The first line of separation would not last for a single generation; new fragments would be torn off; new leaders would spring up; and this great and glorious Republic would soon be broken into a multitude of petty States,
Page 545 - DEVELOPMENT OF CONSTITUTIONAL LAW IN NEW YORK STATE, AND THE CONSTITUTIONAL CONVENTION OF 1894 Hon. Henry W. Hill GEORGE W. CLINTON Hon. David F. Day A FORGOTTEN PEOPLE: THE FLINT WORKERS . . . Very Rev. Wm. R. Harris THE CHOLERA IN BUFFALO IN 1832 Hon. Lewis F. Allen ROSWELL WlLLSON HASKINS LG
Page 23 - accustoming yourselves to think and speak of it as the palladium of your political safety and prosperity; watching for its preservation with jealous anxiety; discountenancing whatever may suggest even a suspicion that it can in any event be abandoned; and indignantly frowning upon the first dawning of every attempt to alienate any portion of our country from the rest, or to enfeeble the sacred ties which now link together the various parts.