Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Lincoln” in chapter 18, page 133 of John F. Hume, The abolitionists together with personal memories of the struggle for human rights:
My first impulse would be to free the slaves and send them to Liberia.
So said Mr. Lincoln in one of his debates with Douglas.
I cannot make it better known than it already is, said Mr. Lincoln in a message to Congress, dated December I, 1862, that I strongly favor colonization.
At Lincoln's instance Congress appropriated several large sums of money-then much needed in warlike operatio...
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