The Union Defence Committee of the City of New York: Minutes, Reports, and Correspondence; with an Historical Introduction

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Stran 1 - I appeal to all loyal citizens to favor, facilitate, and aid this effort to maintain the honor, the integrity, and the existence of our. National Union and the perpetuity of popular government and to redress wrongs already long enough endured.
Stran 247 - That the Secretary of the Treasury, with the approval of the President, is hereby authorized to borrow, from time to time, on the credit of the United States for...
Stran 247 - ... bonds shall bear interest at a rate not exceeding seven per cent, per annum, and shall be payable within thirty years.
Stran 16 - The public mind is already excited to the highest point that this state of things has been so long tolerated ; and the people are determined that free and uninterrupted communication with the seat of Government shall be immediately established, not by circuitous routes, but by the direct lines of communication that they have heretofore traveled over. And it...
Stran 90 - In considering the policy to be adopted for suppressing the insurrection, I have been anxious and careful that the inevitable conflict for this purpose shall not degenerate into a violent and remorseless revolutionary struggle.
Stran 233 - Resolved, That we invoke in this crisis the unselfish patriotism and the unfaltering loyalty which have been uniformly manifested in all periods of national peril by the population of the City of New York; and while we reiterate our undiminished affection for the friends of the Union who have gallantly and faithfully labored in the Southern States for the preservation of peace, and the restoration of fraternal relations among the people, and our readiness to co-operate with them in all honorable...
Stran 283 - Be it further resolved, That a certified copy of the foregoing preamble and resolution be forwarded by His Excellency, the...
Stran 91 - The Union must be preserved, and hence all indispensable means must be employed. We should not be in haste to determine that radical and extreme measures, which may reach the loyal as well as the disloyal, are indispensable.
Stran 58 - Comptroller, the President of the Board of Aldermen and the President...

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