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Pamphlets Volume 4 (Paperback) Loot Price: R974
Discovery Miles 9 740
Pamphlets Volume 4 (Paperback): Loyal Publication Society

Pamphlets Volume 4 (Paperback)

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Loot Price R974 Discovery Miles 9 740 | Repayment Terms: R89 pm x 12*

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 Excerpt: ...king when cotton is most loyal to the Union. Let the future be witness of this prediction. Mr. Speaker, I confess to peculiar feelings when I meditate upon the dissolution of this Union. I have lived in a slaveholding State. On a beautiful hill in Kentucky, quite within sight of the residence of one of my colleagues, in a simple rural family graveyard, lie the remains of my father and mother, brothers and sister. I desire, that while I live, at least, and while my children live, the ashes of those who.were so dear to me while living, and whose memories are my precious inheritance, shall repose in my country, and not within a foreign jurisdiction. When I would visit their simple graves, I desire that no officer shall question my right, and disturb me, in those solemn moments, by rudely demanding a passport. How many arc like mc; how very many Mr. Speaker, the immediate cause of all the calamities which now threaten to sever the golden bonds which have heretofore united us, is the too long continuance in power of a single political party. During the period in which it has held power, it has survived the issues which gave it birth, and its chiefs having led it into excesses which shook the confidence of the country, it has been able, by the unexampled strength of its organization, and the military fertility and precision of its strategy, to divide, to distract, to demoralize the opposing forces, and still to hold to tho reins of public authority. Abandoned in the northern States by those who, in many contests, havo borne the heat and burden of the day--sustained with protest by the great part of those there who still adhere to it--its day of doom seems at length to have approached Behold it now--Like some va.t rock, Which has, for unimaginable years. Sustaine...

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: May 2012
First published: May 2012
Authors: Loyal Publication Society
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 18mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 338
ISBN-13: 978-1-231-05221-1
Categories: Books > Humanities > History
Books > Humanities > History > General
Books > History > General
LSN: 1-231-05221-X
Barcode: 9781231052211

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