The Coming Contraband

The Coming Contraband : A Reason Against the Emancipation Proclamation, Not Given by Mr. Justice Curtis, to Whom It Is Addressed, by an Officer in the Field (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from The Coming Contraband: A Reason Against the Emancipation Proclamation, Not Given by Mr. Justice Curtis, to Whom It Is Addressed, by an Officer in the Field The Secretary of War, for ansiner to Gen. Buta ler, directed a sort of dr. And cr. Account to be opened - not exactly with the master, and not exactly with the slave - but as it were with Whom it might concern. The President, in his message of July, said that itwould be his pur pose, after the rebellion should it be suppressed, to be guided by the Constitution and the laws. In the Message of Dec. '61, I find only plans and projects for the bettering of those persons confiscated, or already free, but no recomniena dation as to the duty of the government toward loyal persons still in bondage, and no allusion to the rights or welfare of the unwnfiscaled hut coming contraband. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.show more

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  • Paperback | 28 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 2mm | 50g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 024304657X
  • 9780243046577