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A Letter To Hon Charles Sumner

Auhtor: Hamilton Wilcox Pierson

Language: english
Published: 1870

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Review by A. Dent, July 2005


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... of Thomas Jefferson, and making public a larger portion of your ample materials, in the form of public lectures. The unanimous expression of approbation ...
... man who held a civil office in the State, except the magistrate at Andersonville that a few days after my arrival there I performed the first religious ...
... went to him last Friday a week ago, (January 29th, 1869) for a settlement. When he read over his account he had a gallon of syrup charged to me, and I ...
... their families, about two hundred persons occupied these buildings. On account of the great difficulty of getting homes for so many on such short notice, ...
... they set fire to nine (9) of the buildings, that had been built by the colored people, and burnt them up, and tore down their fences and destroyed their ...
... Radical in the country that intended to vote for Grant, and did whip all they could get hold of. They sent word to me that I was one of the leaders ...
... Blair I need not pay my taxes. After I got my vote in I took all my Grant tickets and scattered them among the crowd, and told my club they need not try ...
... learned to read when a small boy, and that he is now a preacher and teacher. He is the most intelligent colored man I have seen at Andersonville. He ...
... the war. I know that the colored people are more brutally treated now than they were in slavery times. A great many more are beaten, wounded and killed ...
... that enclosed the hospital buildings that afterwards Captain Rench gave him the privilege of clearing off the ground east of the stockade and raising ...
... 23, 1869,) his wife told him that Mr. Souber came to his house while he was away and told her we must get out by Monday night or he would bring the ...
... of corn for rent, and required him to sign a contract and give security for that amount that the place only yielded about twenty bushels, of which ...
... is the time allowed for you to leave. If after the said time your devilish countenance is seen at this place or vicinity your worthless life will pay ...
... the itineracy itself. And yet I have never seen or heard as much of outrage and personal violence upon the colored people in any five years of slavery ...
... and their lives in voting for those whom they know to be their only friends. It will be proper for me to add that I did not come to Washington at ...
... compelled me to the performance of these unsought labors. I ask that these Freedmen may be protected and their wrongs redressed. I ask for ...
... Ohio. (5) Singing-Oh, praise and thanks,-Whittier. (6) Address by Rev. Dr. H. W. Pierson. This programme having been carried out, the entire ...
... at a tablet bearing the inspired words:. Then shall the dust return to the earth as it was and the spirit shall return unto God who gave it.. Here ...
... I have not time to notice, and a number are still at work. They are planting trees, making and improving walks, placing sod upon the graves, and otherwise ...
... 1899.Hector Malot : Nobody BoyDe Luxe edition.Harriet Lenora Vose : Prince VanceHector Malot : AnieHasse Zetterstroumlm : AdaHeinrich Vogeler ...