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" I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and if I could do it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that. What I do about slavery and the colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States ... - Page 191
by Frank Crosby - 1865 - 476 pages
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 106

1910
...save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that. What I do about...help to save the Union. I shall do less whenever I believe that what I am doing hurts the cause. I shall do more whenever I believe that doing more will...
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History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 4

Jesse Ames Spencer - United States - 1866
...save it by freeing all the slaves I would do it, and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone I would also do that. What I do about...I do not believe it would help to save the Union." From the purport of this letter it may be gathered, that the president was fast tending to that change...
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 37

Literature - 1889
...save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that. What I do about slavery, and the colored race, 1 do because I believe it helps to save the Union ; and what I forbear, 1 forbear because 1 do not...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 116

1862
...freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that. What I do about slavery and the coloured race, I do because I believe it helps to save this...I do not believe it would help to save the Union.' The North would be willing to uphold to the letter in all existing States the right of the master over...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 73

Liberalism (Religion) - 1862
...could save it by freeing all slaves, I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that. " What I do about...slavery and the colored race, I do because I believe it will help to save this Union ; and what I forbear, I forbear because I do not believe it would help...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 73

Liberalism (Religion) - 1862
...could save it by freeing all slaves, I would do it ; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that. " What I do about...slavery and the colored race, I do because I believe it will help to save this Union ; and what I forbear, I forbear because I do not believe it would help...
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Annual Register

History - 1863
...freeing some and leaving others alone, I would also do that. What I do about slavery and the coloured race I do because I believe it helps to save this Union, and what I forbear, I forbear because 1 do not believe it would help to siive the Union." I he passage in which the President here speaks...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Electronic book - 1864 - 510 pages
...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 do it by freeing some...believe it would help to save the Union. I shall do lrs» whenever I shall believe what I am doing hurts the cause, and I shall do more whenever I shall...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...freeing any slave, I would do it—if I conld save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it—and if I could do it by freeing some and leaving others...do not believe it would help to save the Union. I ehall do less whenever I shall believe what I am doing hurts the cause, and I shall do more whenever...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...Union withont freeing any slave, I would do it — if I conld save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it — and if I could do it by freeing some...forbear, I forbear because I do not believe it would hulp to save the Union. I shall do loss whenever I shall believe what I am doing hurts the cause, and...
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