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a few weeks prior to the issue of the President's Message for 1863, to which was appended the Proclamation of Amnesty. It had been understood in certain quarters that such a step was at this period in contemplation by the Executive. Being in Washington, Mr. Owen called upon the President on a Saturday morning, and said that he had a matter upon which he had expended considerable thought, which he wished to lay before him. Knowing nothing of the object, Mr. Lincoln replied: You see how it is tLincoln assumed an erect posture, and, fixing his eyes intently upon me, seemed wholly absorbed in the contents of the manuscript. Frequently he would break in with: Was that so? Please read that paragraph again, etc. When at length I came to Washington's proclamation to those engaged in the whiskey rebellion, he interrupted me with: What! did Washington issue a proclamation of amnesty? Here it is, sir, was the reply. Well, I never knew that, he rejoined; and so on through. Upon the conc
Washington (search for this): chapter 34
The article was a very carefully prepared digest of historical precedents in relation to the subject of amnesty, in connection with treason and rebellion. It analyzed English and continental history, and reviewed elaborately the action of President Washington in reference to Shay's and the subsequent whiskey rebellion. I had read but two or three pages, said Mr. Owen, in giving me this account, when Mr. Lincoln assumed an erect posture, and, fixing his eyes intently upon me, seemed wholly ontents of the manuscript. Frequently he would break in with: Was that so? Please read that paragraph again, etc. When at length I came to Washington's proclamation to those engaged in the whiskey rebellion, he interrupted me with: What! did Washington issue a proclamation of amnesty? Here it is, sir, was the reply. Well, I never knew that, he rejoined; and so on through. Upon the conclusion of the manuscript, Mr. Lincoln said: Mr. Owen, is that for me? Certainly, sir, said Mr. O., ha
Robert Dale Owen (search for this): chapter 34
Xxxiii. My friend, the Hon. Robert Dale Owen, was associated in a very interesting interview with Mr. Lincoln, which too in contemplation by the Executive. Being in Washington, Mr. Owen called upon the President on a Saturday morning, and saidon the subject, I can give you as much time as you wish. Mr. Owen assured him of his readiness to come at any hour most congain. Looking vainly for a servant to announce his name, Mr. Owen finally went to the office-door, and knocked. Really,he same time unfolding a manuscript of large proportions, Mr. Owen said: I have a paper, here, Mr. President, that I rebellion. I had read but two or three pages, said Mr. Owen, in giving me this account, when Mr. Lincoln assumed an ere Upon the conclusion of the manuscript, Mr. Lincoln said: Mr. Owen, is that for me? Certainly, sir, said Mr. O., handing marked O, in his desk. Returning to his chair, he said: Mr. Owen, it is due to you that I should say that you have conferr
coarsely written,) and then, half unconsciously relapsing into an attitude and expression of resignation to what he evidently considered an infliction which could not well be avoided, signified his readiness to listen. The article was a very carefully prepared digest of historical precedents in relation to the subject of amnesty, in connection with treason and rebellion. It analyzed English and continental history, and reviewed elaborately the action of President Washington in reference to Shay's and the subsequent whiskey rebellion. I had read but two or three pages, said Mr. Owen, in giving me this account, when Mr. Lincoln assumed an erect posture, and, fixing his eyes intently upon me, seemed wholly absorbed in the contents of the manuscript. Frequently he would break in with: Was that so? Please read that paragraph again, etc. When at length I came to Washington's proclamation to those engaged in the whiskey rebellion, he interrupted me with: What! did Washington issue
Abraham Lincoln (search for this): chapter 34
s associated in a very interesting interview with Mr. Lincoln, which took place a few weeks prior to the issue to lay before him. Knowing nothing of the object, Mr. Lincoln replied: You see how it is this morning; there arr servant or secretary was to be seen. Presently Mr. Lincoln passed through the hall to his office, and all w with some care, which I wish to read to you. Mr. Lincoln glanced at the formidable document, (really much , said Mr. Owen, in giving me this account, when Mr. Lincoln assumed an erect posture, and, fixing his eyes inhrough. Upon the conclusion of the manuscript, Mr. Lincoln said: Mr. Owen, is that for me? Certainly, sirood deal of hard work in that document, continued Mr. Lincoln; may I ask how long you were preparing it? Abosure for such a work than you, Mr. President. Mr. Lincoln took the manuscript, and, folding it up carefullybe expected, under similar circumstances, from most public men — was exceedingly characteristic of Mr. Lincoln
Xxxiii. My friend, the Hon. Robert Dale Owen, was associated in a very interesting interview with Mr. Lincoln, which took place a few weeks prior to the issue of the President's Message for 1863, to which was appended the Proclamation of Amnesty. It had been understood in certain quarters that such a step was at this period in contemplation by the Executive. Being in Washington, Mr. Owen called upon the President on a Saturday morning, and said that he had a matter upon which he had expended considerable thought, which he wished to lay before him. Knowing nothing of the object, Mr. Lincoln replied: You see how it is this morning; there are many visitors waiting; can't you come up to-morrow morning? I shall be alone then; and, if you have no scruples upon the subject, I can give you as much time as you wish. Mr. Owen assured him of his readiness to come at any hour most convenient, and ten o'clock was named. Punctual to the appointment, the hour found him at the house. A repe