Rare Lincolniana Volume 12

Rare Lincolniana Volume 12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1917 edition. Excerpt: ...reassembled. To get up a new convention is a work of delay and much difficulty, and my object is, that the dissolution of this convention shall not be efiected by its adjournment, after it finishes its labors to-day, but to leave it to the Executive Committee, and at the instance of the Democracy, if any occasion shall require, to convene us at such time and place that the Executive National Committee shall designate. Resolved, That the convention shall not be dissolved by the adjournment at the close of its business, but shall remain as organized, subject to be called together at any time and place that the Executive National Committee shall designate. Which resolution was received with much applause, and carried unanimously. The convention having nominated McClellan, Clement L. Vallandigham moved to make the nomination unanimous. He was seconded by John McKeon, of New York, who gave notice that there was danger of a "revolution, a bloody revolution," which, of course, would be averted if the Copperheads should be allowed their own way. The threat sounded like those we heard from the present rebels in the canvass of 1860. Pendleton, of Ohio, having been nominated _for Vice President we will let him describe his own position in relation _to the rebels. He made a speech in Congress on the 18th of January, 1861. He afterwards carefully revised it, and had it published in the Appendix to the Globe. We quote from it the following passages: My voice to-day is for conciliation; my voice is for compromise, and it is but the echo of the voice of my constituents. I beg you, gentlemen, who with me represent the Northwest; you who, with me, represent the State of Ohio; you who, with me, represent the city of Cincinnati, I beg you, ...show more

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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236838653
  • 9781236838650