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Harper's Encyclopedia of United States History (ed. Benson Lossing) 682 0 Browse Search
Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas, Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Carefully Prepared by the Reporters of Each Party at the times of their Delivery. 358 0 Browse Search
William H. Herndon, Jesse William Weik, Herndon's Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life, Etiam in minimis major, The History and Personal Recollections of Abraham Lincoln by William H. Herndon, for twenty years his friend and Jesse William Weik 258 0 Browse Search
Mrs. John A. Logan, Reminiscences of a Soldier's Wife: An Autobiography 208 0 Browse Search
Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I. 204 0 Browse Search
John G. Nicolay, A Short Life of Abraham Lincoln, condensed from Nicolay and Hayes' Abraham Lincoln: A History 182 0 Browse Search
Benson J. Lossing, Pictorial Field Book of the Civil War. Volume 1. 104 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events, Diary from December 17, 1860 - April 30, 1864 (ed. Frank Moore) 102 0 Browse Search
Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 10. (ed. Frank Moore) 86 0 Browse Search
George Bancroft, History of the United States from the Discovery of the American Continent, Vol. 3, 15th edition. 72 0 Browse Search
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eason with impunity.--We cannot tell the amount of dissatisfaction which these things produce in America. It must be measured by the degree in which personal liberty is valued. We must not look for its expression in the press, or in the proceedings of public meetings. This establishment of arbitrary power will not be met by words, which only point out their speaker as a mark for the vengeance of the Executive. We have already a specimen of the manner in which it will be met. In the State of Illinois there has arisen a secret association called the Golden Circle, which puts one in mind of the societies which kept alive a spirit of freedom in Germany under the reign of Napoleon. The State of New Jersey threatens to call out its militia to resist illegal arrest of one of its citizens. The more disastrous the war the more arbitrary and tyrannical becomes the Government. Mr. Lincoln and his friends seem really to believe that a policy which shocks the feelings of every liberal man
f it will, then may not State organizations be abolished, and State lines be obliterated, by a military proclamation? May not political rights be conferred on slaves by proclamation in all the States, free as well as slave? May not Indiana and Illinois, be compelled to allow negroes to make their homes in those States? May not all provisions of State Constitutions be over-ridden by a simple proclamation of the President? Slaves cannot be set free in this State, unless they are removed from oeader of he public, but a man of good counsel without any particular brilliancy, with fair executive and little or no oratorical powers, is plain in his dress, with an absence of a desire for show or to attract attention. Governor Yates, of Illinois, is more showy in dress, and probably more dressy than most of the public men of the West. He is about five feet nine smooth face, dark eyes and hair, the combed with a great deal of care; has a sour and snappish expression about his mouth, wi