You talk, my good Sir, of employing influence to appease the present tumults in Massachusetts. I know not where that influence is to be found, or, if attainable, that it would be a proper remedy for the disorders. Influence is not government. Let us have... HISTORY OF THE AMERICAN CIVIL WAR. - Page 268by JOHN WILLIAM DRAPER - 1867Full view
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Illinois State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1896
...scanned the situation more closely than the Father of his Country, and in writing to Col. Lee he snid: ''Let us have a government by which our lives, liberties and properties will be secure, or let us know the worst at once. There is a call for decision. Know precisely what the insurgents...