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that of digging the potatoes. Charmed with his sagacity, he stood one day leaning against the fence, counting his hogs, when a neighbor came along. Well, well, said he, Mr. Case, this is all very fine. Your hogs are doing very well just now, but you know out here in Illinois the frost comes early, and the ground freezes a foot deep. Then what are they going to do? This was a view of the matter Mr. Case had not taken into account. Butchering-time for hogs was way on in December or January. He scratched his head, and at length stammered, Well, it may come pretty hard on their snouts, but I don't see but that it will be root, hog, or die! Shortly afterward, he continued, a reference was casually made to Colonel Hardin, who was killed in the Mexican War,--who at one time was a representative in Congress from Illinois; and this drew out a story from Stephens. On a certain occasion, he said, when the House was in session, a dispute arose between Hardin and others of
Lx. The famous peace conference, on board the River Queen, in Hampton Roads, between President Lincoln and Secretary Seward, and the Rebel commissioners Stephens, Hunter, and Campbell, took place the 3d of February, 1865. A few days afterward My six months proper, at the White House, terminated, as will be seen, the last week in July, 1864. February and a part of March following I passed in Washington, and was privileged with a renewal of my previous intercourse with Mr. Lincoln. I asked the President if it was true, as reported by the New York Herald, that he told a little story on that occasion?--Why, said he, has it leaked out? I was in hopes nothing would be said about that, lest some oversensitive people should imagine there was a degree of levity in the intercourse between us. He then went on to relate the circumstances which called it out. You see, said he, we had reached and were discussing the slavery question. Mr. Hunter said, substantially, that the slaves, alw
Lx. The famous peace conference, on board the River Queen, in Hampton Roads, between President Lincoln and Secretary Seward, and the Rebel commissioners Stephens, Hunter, and Campbell, took place the 3d of February, 1865. A few days afterward My six months proper, at the White House, terminated, as will be seen, the last week in July, 1864. February and a part of March following I passed in Washington, and was privileged with a renewal of my previous intercourse with Mr. Lincoln. I asked the President if it was true, as reported by the New York Herald, that he told a little story on that occasion?--Why, said he, has it leaked out? I was in hopes nothing would be said about that, lest some oversensitive people should imagine there was a degree of levity in the intercourse between us. He then went on to relate the circumstances which called it out. You see, said he, we had reached and were discussing the slavery question. Mr. Hunter said, substantially, that the slaves, al
s, but also that of digging the potatoes. Charmed with his sagacity, he stood one day leaning against the fence, counting his hogs, when a neighbor came along. Well, well, said he, Mr. Case, this is all very fine. Your hogs are doing very well just now, but you know out here in Illinois the frost comes early, and the ground freezes a foot deep. Then what are they going to do? This was a view of the matter Mr. Case had not taken into account. Butchering-time for hogs was way on in December or January. He scratched his head, and at length stammered, Well, it may come pretty hard on their snouts, but I don't see but that it will be root, hog, or die! Shortly afterward, he continued, a reference was casually made to Colonel Hardin, who was killed in the Mexican War,--who at one time was a representative in Congress from Illinois; and this drew out a story from Stephens. On a certain occasion, he said, when the House was in session, a dispute arose between Hardin and
July, 1864 AD (search for this): chapter 61
Lx. The famous peace conference, on board the River Queen, in Hampton Roads, between President Lincoln and Secretary Seward, and the Rebel commissioners Stephens, Hunter, and Campbell, took place the 3d of February, 1865. A few days afterward My six months proper, at the White House, terminated, as will be seen, the last week in July, 1864. February and a part of March following I passed in Washington, and was privileged with a renewal of my previous intercourse with Mr. Lincoln. I asked the President if it was true, as reported by the New York Herald, that he told a little story on that occasion?--Why, said he, has it leaked out? I was in hopes nothing would be said about that, lest some oversensitive people should imagine there was a degree of levity in the intercourse between us. He then went on to relate the circumstances which called it out. You see, said he, we had reached and were discussing the slavery question. Mr. Hunter said, substantially, that the slaves, alw
February 3rd, 1865 AD (search for this): chapter 61
Lx. The famous peace conference, on board the River Queen, in Hampton Roads, between President Lincoln and Secretary Seward, and the Rebel commissioners Stephens, Hunter, and Campbell, took place the 3d of February, 1865. A few days afterward My six months proper, at the White House, terminated, as will be seen, the last week in July, 1864. February and a part of March following I passed in Washington, and was privileged with a renewal of my previous intercourse with Mr. Lincoln. I asked the President if it was true, as reported by the New York Herald, that he told a little story on that occasion?--Why, said he, has it leaked out? I was in hopes nothing would be said about that, lest some oversensitive people should imagine there was a degree of levity in the intercourse between us. He then went on to relate the circumstances which called it out. You see, said he, we had reached and were discussing the slavery question. Mr. Hunter said, substantially, that the slaves, alw
June 17th, 1865 AD (search for this): chapter 61
nd others of the Illinois delegation as to the proper pronunciation of the name of their State. Some insisted it was Illinoy, others as stoutly that it was Illinois. Hardin at length appealed to the venerable John Quincy Adams. If one were to judge from the character of the representatives in this Congress from that State, said the old man, with a malicious smile, I should decide unhesitatingly that the proper pronunciation was All noise! In the Augusta (Ga.) Chronicle, of the 17th of June, 1865, there appeared a report of this conference, purporting to have been written out from the lips of Mr. Stephens, so characteristic of Mr. Lincoln, that I subjoin the following extracts:-- The three Southern gentlemen met Mr. Lincoln and Mr. Seward, and after some preliminary remarks, the subject of peace was opened. Mr. Stephens, well aware that one who asks much may get more than he who confesses to humble wishes at the outset, urged the claims of his section with that skill and
Thompson Campbell (search for this): chapter 61
Lx. The famous peace conference, on board the River Queen, in Hampton Roads, between President Lincoln and Secretary Seward, and the Rebel commissioners Stephens, Hunter, and Campbell, took place the 3d of February, 1865. A few days afterward My six months proper, at the White House, terminated, as will be seen, the last week in July, 1864. February and a part of March following I passed in Washington, and was privileged with a renewal of my previous intercourse with Mr. Lincoln. I asked the President if it was true, as reported by the New York Herald, that he told a little story on that occasion?--Why, said he, has it leaked out? I was in hopes nothing would be said about that, lest some oversensitive people should imagine there was a degree of levity in the intercourse between us. He then went on to relate the circumstances which called it out. You see, said he, we had reached and were discussing the slavery question. Mr. Hunter said, substantially, that the slaves, alw
ull swing, thus saving not only the labor of feeding the hogs, but also that of digging the potatoes. Charmed with his sagacity, he stood one day leaning against the fence, counting his hogs, when a neighbor came along. Well, well, said he, Mr. Case, this is all very fine. Your hogs are doing very well just now, but you know out here in Illinois the frost comes early, and the ground freezes a foot deep. Then what are they going to do? This was a view of the matter Mr. Case had not takenMr. Case had not taken into account. Butchering-time for hogs was way on in December or January. He scratched his head, and at length stammered, Well, it may come pretty hard on their snouts, but I don't see but that it will be root, hog, or die! Shortly afterward, he continued, a reference was casually made to Colonel Hardin, who was killed in the Mexican War,--who at one time was a representative in Congress from Illinois; and this drew out a story from Stephens. On a certain occasion, he said, when
Jefferson Davis (search for this): chapter 61
is section with that skill and address for which the Northern papers have given him credit. Mr. Lincoln, holding the vantage-ground of conscious power, was, however, perfectly frank, and submitted his views almost in the form of an argument. Davis had on this occasion, as on that of Mr. Stephens's visit to Washington, made it a condition that no conference should be had unless his rank as commander or President should first be recognized. Mr. Lincoln declared that the only ground on whichrt of the Union. That, said he, would be doing what you have so long asked Europe to do in vain, and be resigning the only thing the armies of the Union are fighting for. Mr. Hunter made a long reply to this, insisting that the recognition of Davis's power to make a treaty was the first and indispensable step to peace, and referred to the correspondence between King Charles I. and his Parliament, as a trustworthy precedent of a constitutional ruler treating with rebels. Mr. Lincoln's fa
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