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Lincoln Memoirs: From the Log Cabin to the White House By Mary M. Harris
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One may well imagine the love and pride the great emancipator took in his three boys, Robert, William and Thomas. Had they all lived to do their life work, history would have read different to what... More > it reads today. I have said once before, and I will repeat it now, that Mr. Clay, when he was once answering an objection to the colonization society, that ultimate emancipation of the slaves, said that " those who would repress all tendencies to liberty and ultimate emancipation, must do more than put down the benevolent efforts of the colonization society—they must go back to the era of our liberty and independence, and muzzle the cannon that thunders its annual joyous return—they must blot out the moral light around us—they must penetrate the human soul and eradicate the light of reason, and the love of liberty" and I do think—I repeat, though I said it on a former occasion that Judge Douglass and whoever, like him, teaches that the negro has no share....< Less