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" 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... "
The Life and Administration of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History ... - Page 141
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 106

1910
...freeing any slave, I would do it. If I could save it by freeing all the slaves, I would do it; and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others...would also do that. What I do about Slavery and the colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save this Union; and what I forbear, I forbear because...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 73

Liberalism (Religion) - 1862
...August 22 : — " 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 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
...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 save the Union 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 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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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Electronic book - 1864 - 510 pages
...agree with them. My paramount object io this struggle it 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 do it by freeing some and leaving...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 8 pages
...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 this Union, and what I forbear, I forbear because...
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The Political History of the United States of America During the Great Rebellion

Edward McPherson - United States - 1865 - 653 pages
...ofgrrt is to save the Vhion and not either to gave or destroy tlarfry. If T could save tho Union without alono, I would also do tliat. What I do about nlavcry and the colored rnce, I do because I believe...
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History of the Great Rebellion, from Its Commencement to Its Close, Giving ...

Thomas Prentice Kettell - United States - 1865 - 778 pages
...any slave, I woulil do it; and if I could вате it by freeing all Hie slaves, I would do it; and or designated part of a State, the people whereof...in rebellion against the United States, shall bo t colored race I do because I believe it helps to save this Union ; and what I forbear, I forbear because...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1865 - 653 pages
...any slave, I would do it — and if I could save it by freeing all the slave«, I vi u M doit — and if I could save it by freeing some and leaving others...would also do that. What I do about slavery and the colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save the Union, and what I for» bear, I forbear because...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - United States - 1865 - 653 pages
...slave, I would do it— and if I could nave it by freeing all the sieves. I would do it — and rf I could save it by freeing some and leaving others...would also do that. What I do about slavery and the colored race, I do because I believe it helps to save the Union, and what I forbear, I forbear because...
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