Correspondence Between Isaac W. Hayne, Special Envoy, and the President, Relating to Fort Sumter (Classic Reprint)

Correspondence Between Isaac W. Hayne, Special Envoy, and the President, Relating to Fort Sumter (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Correspondence Between Isaac W. Hayne, Special Envoy, and the President, Relating to Fort Sumter The idea of purchase is entirely inconsistent with the asser tion of paramount right in the purchaser. I had supposed that an interest in property, as such, could be no other than purely proprietary, and if I confined myself to this narrow view of your relations to Fort Sumter, you, at least, should not consider it the subject of criticism. Until your letter of yesterday, you chose so to consider your relations, in every thing which you have written, or which has been written under your direction. It was precisely because you had yourself chosen to place your action upon the ground of purely pro prietary right that the proposal of compensation was made, and you now admit that in this view it (fort Sumter) would probably be subjected to the exercise of the right of eminent domain. 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 | 22 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 45g
  • Forgotten Books
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0243114729
  • 9780243114726