Abraham Lincoln Quote

If those democrats really think slavery wrong they will be much pleased when earnest men in the slave states take up a plan of gradual emancipation and go to work energetically and very kindly to get rid of the evil. Now let us test them. Frank Blair tried it; and he ran for Congress in '58, and got beaten. Did the democracy feel bad about it? I reckon not, I guess you all flung up your hats and shouted 'Hurrah for the Democracy!'


Speech at Hartford (1860)

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If those democrats really think slavery wrong they will be much pleased when earnest men in the slave states take up a plan of gradual emancipation...

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If those democrats really think slavery wrong they will be much pleased when earnest men in the slave states take up a plan of gradual emancipation...

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If those democrats really think slavery wrong they will be much pleased when earnest men in the slave states take up a plan of gradual emancipation...

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If those democrats really think slavery wrong they will be much pleased when earnest men in the slave states take up a plan of gradual emancipation...