Defence of the Republican Party

Defence of the Republican Party : Speech of Hon. Henry Wilson, of Massachusetts, on the President's Message, in the Senate of the United States, December 17, 1856 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Defence of the Republican Party: Speech of Hon. Henry Wilson, of Massachusetts, on the President's Message, in the Senate of the United States, December 17, 1856 But the Senator from Ohio [ml Puss] under took to break this charge, the other day, by tell ing us, on this side of the Chamber, that if our positions were as we stated them to be, the Pres ident could not have intended this attack upon us that he meant it for the little organization of Abolitionists in the North. I was surprised that the Senator should have invented such an excuse for the Chief Magistrate. I tell the Senator, and I tell other Senators, that this excuse will not do. The President intended to arraign the electors who voted for Fremont; his words do not apply to the Garrison Abolitionists, or to that class of radical Abolitionists who supported Gerrit Smith for the Presidency. 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.
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  • Paperback | 22 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 1mm | 45g
  • English
  • 10 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
  • 0243294409
  • 9780243294404