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Abraham Lincoln (search for this): chapter 1.54
h, February 25, 1900.] In Hampton Roads, January 31, 1865. Lincoln did not offer to pay for our slaves. To the Editor of the Dispatch. Did Abraham Lincoln, at the Hampton Roads conference, offer any compensation whatever for slaves? R. C. W. The above inquir Fort Monroe. There, on January 31st, they met in conference President Lincoln and Mr. Seward, Secretary of State. The conference lasted uld of necessity produce a truce, and that would lead to peace. Mr. Lincoln was peremptory that the first condition of negotiation should be secured the protection of the Constitution of the United States, Lincoln replied: That so far as the confiscation acts and other penal acts the subject of exchange of prisoners of war was brought up, and Mr. Lincoln said he would put the whole matter in the hands of General GrantBut he told me something else that is not in the book. He said: Mr. Lincoln told us, you may take a blank sheet of paper and write on it, fi
February 25th, 1900 AD (search for this): chapter 1.54
The Peace conference [from the Richmond, Va., Dispatch, February 25, 1900.] In Hampton Roads, January 31, 1865. Lincoln did not offer to pay for our slaves. To the Editor of the Dispatch. Did Abraham Lincoln, at the Hampton Roads conference, offer any compensation whatever for slaves? R. C. W. The above inquiry having been referred to me, I answer with pleasure. On January 29, 1865, the Confederate commissioners—Stephens, Hunter and Campbell—left Richmond to meet the Federal commissioners at Fort Monroe. There, on January 31st, they met in conference President Lincoln and Mr. Seward, Secretary of State. The conference lasted four hours, and Mr. Stephens, Vice-President of the Confederate States, has left on record a detailed report of the discussion there. Mr. Stephens pressed for a secret military convention between the two belligerents, with the object of uniting the people of the whole country in the defense of the Monroe doctrine, by expelling t
me his views and purpose in urging an armistice. I do not think much of the scheme of uniting to enforce the Monroe doctrine and driving the French out of Mexico. In fact, I hoped the Yanks would get into a row with Napoleon III, for that would bring recognition, open ports, and independence to us, and told him so. I do not remember what he said about the Monroe doctrine, but I am very clear about the armistice. If we can get them to stop fighting, said he, for six months, three months, one month, the war will stop. Both sides are tired of it. They now know what war is, and they'll stop it. A general truce, to include all the armies and the whole country, will inevitably force peace. When Henry IV of France got a truce —an armistice—a cessation of fighting between Catholics and Protestants—he secured permanent peace and the kingdom for himself. I did not know much about Henry IV, in truth, except that he was a gentleman who swapped his religion for a kingdom, saying, a crown is <
January 31st, 1865 AD (search for this): chapter 1.54
The Peace conference [from the Richmond, Va., Dispatch, February 25, 1900.] In Hampton Roads, January 31, 1865. Lincoln did not offer to pay for our slaves. To the Editor of the Dispatch. Did Abraham Lincoln, at the Hampton Roads conference, offer any compensation whatever for slaves? R. C. W. The above inquiry having been referred to me, I answer with pleasure. On January 29, 1865, the Confederate commissioners—Stephens, Hunter and Campbell—left Richmond to meet the Federal commissioners at Fort Monroe. There, on January 31st, they met in conference President Lincoln and Mr. Seward, Secretary of State. The conference lasted four hours, and Mr. Stephens, Vice-President of the Confederate States, has left on record a detailed report of the discussion there. Mr. Stephens pressed for a secret military convention between the two belligerents, with the object of uniting the people of the whole country in the defense of the Monroe doctrine, by expelling th
January 29th, 1865 AD (search for this): chapter 1.54
The Peace conference [from the Richmond, Va., Dispatch, February 25, 1900.] In Hampton Roads, January 31, 1865. Lincoln did not offer to pay for our slaves. To the Editor of the Dispatch. Did Abraham Lincoln, at the Hampton Roads conference, offer any compensation whatever for slaves? R. C. W. The above inquiry having been referred to me, I answer with pleasure. On January 29, 1865, the Confederate commissioners—Stephens, Hunter and Campbell—left Richmond to meet the Federal commissioners at Fort Monroe. There, on January 31st, they met in conference President Lincoln and Mr. Seward, Secretary of State. The conference lasted four hours, and Mr. Stephens, Vice-President of the Confederate States, has left on record a detailed report of the discussion there. Mr. Stephens pressed for a secret military convention between the two belligerents, with the object of uniting the people of the whole country in the defense of the Monroe doctrine, by expelling th
January 31st (search for this): chapter 1.54
, February 25, 1900.] In Hampton Roads, January 31, 1865. Lincoln did not offer to pay for our slaves. To the Editor of the Dispatch. Did Abraham Lincoln, at the Hampton Roads conference, offer any compensation whatever for slaves? R. C. W. The above inquiry having been referred to me, I answer with pleasure. On January 29, 1865, the Confederate commissioners—Stephens, Hunter and Campbell—left Richmond to meet the Federal commissioners at Fort Monroe. There, on January 31st, they met in conference President Lincoln and Mr. Seward, Secretary of State. The conference lasted four hours, and Mr. Stephens, Vice-President of the Confederate States, has left on record a detailed report of the discussion there. Mr. Stephens pressed for a secret military convention between the two belligerents, with the object of uniting the people of the whole country in the defense of the Monroe doctrine, by expelling the French from Mexico, which would of necessity produce a
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