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" It is, indeed humiliating; but prompted, I believe, by a sincere desire to serve the country, and a fear that, (should he supersede McClellan by any other commander, no advantage would be gained in leadership, but much harm in the disaffection of officers... "
Annual Report of the American Historical Association - Page 77
by American Historical Association - 1903
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The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine, Volume 37

1889 - 1060 pages
...prompted I believe by a sincere desire to serve the country, and a fear that should he supersede McClellan by any other commander no advantage would be gained...much harm in the disaffection of officers and troops. Mr. Lincoln certainly had the defects of his great qualities. His unbounded magnanimity made him incapable...
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An Account of the Private Life and Public Services of Salmon ..., Part 1

Robert Bruce Warden - 1874 - 870 pages
...I believe, by a sincere desire to serve the country, and a fear that, should ho supersede McClellan by any other commander, no advantage would be gained...true, unselfish patriotism, has yielded so much to Border State and negrophobic counsels, that he now finds it difficult to arrest his own descent toward...
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An Account of the Private Life and Public Services of Salmon ..., Part 1

Robert Bruce Warden - 1874 - 868 pages
...believe, by a sincere desire to serve the country, and a fear that, should he supersede McClellan by an}- other commander, no advantage would be gained in leadership,...true, unselfish patriotism, has yielded so much to Border State and negrophobic counsels, that he now finds it difficult to arresting own descent toward...
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The Life and Public Services of Salmon Portland Chase, United States Senator ...

Jacob William Schuckers - 1874 - 714 pages
...I believe, by a sincere desire to serve the country, and a fear that, should he supersede McClellan by any other commander, no advantage would be gained...clear judgment, and a true, unselfish patriotism, bos yielded so much to border State and negrophobic counsels, that he now finds it difficult to arrest...
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An Account of the Private Life and Public Services of Salmon ..., Part 1

Robert Bruce Warden - 1874 - 872 pages
...I believe, by a sincere desire to serve the country, and a fear that, should he supersede McClellan by any other commander, no advantage would be gained in leadership, but much harm in tho disaffection of officers and troops. The truth is, I think, that the President, with the most honest...
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The Century: 1888-89, Volume 37

1889 - 1018 pages
...officer. It is indeed humiliating, but prompted. 1 believe, by a sincere desire to serve the country. ... I think that the President, with the most honest intentions in the world, and a naturally clear judgmentand a true, unselfish patriotism, has yielded so much to border State and negrophobic counsels...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 6

John George Nicolay, John Hay - 1890 - 598 pages
...CHAP. xu. indeed humiliating, but prompted, I believe, by a sincere desire to serve the country. . . I think that the President, with the most honest intentions...true, unselfish patriotism, has yielded so much to border-State and negrophobic counsels that he now finds it difficult to arrest his own descent towards...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 6

John George Nicolay, John Hay - 1890 - 600 pages
...I believe, by a sincere desire to serve the country, and a fear that should he supersede McClellan by any other commander no advantage would be gained...leadership, but much harm in the disaffection of officers ibid., p. 470. and troops." Mr. Lincoln certainly had the defects of his great qualities. His unbounded...
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The North American Review, Volume 155

1892 - 860 pages
...believe, by a sincere desire to serve the country, and by a fear that should he supersede McOlellan by any other commander, no advantage would be gained...harm in the disaffection of officers and troops." Lincoln counted nothing humiliating to him that promised to assist the great cause for which he lived....
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Annual Report of the American Historical Association

American Historical Association - 1903 - 540 pages
...believe, by a sincere desire to serve the country, and a fear that, (should he supersede McClellan by any other commander, no advantage would be gained...true, unselfish patriotism, has yielded so much to Border State and negrophobic counsels that he now finds it difficult to arrest his own descent towards...
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