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" 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 in this struggle is to save the Union and is not either to save or destroy Slavery. "
Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Public Services - Page 146
by Mrs. P. A. Hanaford - 1865 - 216 pages
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 37

Literature - 1889 - 1060 pages
...was."2 If there be those who would not save the Union unless they could at the same time save slavery, I do not agree with them. If there be those who would...slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and is not either to save or to destroy slavery. If I could...
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History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 4

Jesse Ames Spencer - United States - 1866 - 618 pages
...question of slav ery was wholly subordinate to this end and aim. " My paramount object is to save tlie Union, and 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...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 116

1862 - 620 pages
...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 they could at the same time save slavery, I do not agree with them. If there be those who would not save the Union unless they...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 73

Liberalism (Religion) - 1862 - 486 pages
...Horace Greeley, of 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...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 73

Liberalism (Religion) - 1862 - 520 pages
...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 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...
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Letters on the American Republic, Or, Common Fallacies and ..., Volume 4

Joshua Rhodes Balme - Freed persons - 1863 - 308 pages
...sooner the national authority can be restored, the nearer the Union will be 'the Union as it was.' If there be those who would not save the Union, unless...same time destroy slavery, I do not agree with them, ily paramount object in this struggle is to save the Union, and it is not either to save or destroy...
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The Annual Register, Or, A View of the History and Politics of ..., Volume 104

Books - 1863 - 798 pages
...sooner the national authority can be restored the nearer the Union will be ' the Union as it was.' If there be those who would not save the Union unless they could at the same time save slavery, I do not agree with them. If there be those who would not save the Union unless they...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1864 - 544 pages
...was." If there be those who would not save the Union unle>? they could at the same time save Slavery, I do not agree' with them. If there be those who would...save the Union unless they could at the same time d'Slruy Slavery, I do not agree with them. My paramount object io this struggle it to save the Union,...
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Abraham Lincoln

Union League of Philadelphia - African American soldiers - 1864 - 22 pages
...Lincoln wrote to those who urged him to convert the war for the Union into a war against slavery — " If there be those who would not save the Union unless they could, at the same time, save slavery, I do not agree with them. " If there be those who would not save the Union, unless they...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 2

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866 - 842 pages
...The sooner the national authority can be restored, the nearer the Union will be the Union as it was. sume time save Slavery, I do not agree with them; " If there be those who would not save the Union...
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