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“Important Speech of President Lincoln to the Virginia Commissioners.”

April 13, 2011 by

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Washington, April 13, 1861 The Virginia Commissioners were formally received to-day. They presented the resolutions under which they were appointed. In reply to Messrs. Preston, Stuart and Randolph, the Commissioners, Mr. Lincoln said: - GENTLEMEN – As a commission of the Virginia Convention, now in session, you present me a preamble and resolution in these […]