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" My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and if I could... "
Abraham Lincoln and His Presidency - Page 92
by Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1903
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The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 111

Edmund Burke - History - 1870
...said, " My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing some and...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 106

American literature - 1910
...be 'understanded of the people.' 'My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and it is not either to save or destroy Slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it. If I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 116

1862
...22nd had not then appeared. In his letter to Horace Greely of the 22nd of August last he said : — ' If there be those who would not save the Union unless...without freeing any slave, I would do it, and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing some and...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 73

Liberalism (Religion) - 1862
...government, we copy these sentences from the President's letter to Horace Greeley, of August 22 : — " My paramount object in this struggle is to save the...without freeing any slave, I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing all slaves, I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 73

Liberalism (Religion) - 1862
...Horace Greeley, of August 22 : — " My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and i? not either to save or destroy slavery. If I could...without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all slaves, I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving...
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Annual Register

History - 1863
...said : — " As to the policy I 'seem to be pursuing,' as you say, I have not meant to leave anyone in doubt. " I would save the Union. I would save it...without freeing any slave, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing some and...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - Confederate States of America - 1864 - 440 pages
...slavery, I do not agre* with them. * My paramount olfject is to save the Union and not rttVr to tare or destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave. I would do it — and if I could save it by freeing all the »Inve9» I would do it — and if I could eavo it bv freeing some...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 8 pages
...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. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it — if I could save it by freeing all .the slaves, I would do it —...
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The Life and Administration of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History ...

George Washington Bacon - Biography - 1865 - 183 pages
...slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object. is to savetke Union, and not either to tave or destroy slavery. If I could save the Union without freeing any slave, I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing some and...
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History of the American War, Volume 2

Henry Charles Fletcher - United States - 1865
...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. If I could save the Union without freeing any slaves, I would do it. If I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it. If...
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