Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Secretary Chase” in chapter 1.45 of Southern Historical Society Papers, Volume 25.:
...her to ask their advice, but to lay the subject matter of a proclamation before them, suggestions as to which whould be in order after they had heard it read.
Various suggestions were offered.
Secretary Chase wished the language stronger in reference to the arming of the blacks.
Mr. Blair, after he came in, deprecated the policy on the ground that it would cost the administration the fall elections.
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