Proceedings of the City Council of Providence on the Death of Abraham Lincoln



Excerpt from Proceedings of the City Council of Providence on the Death of Abraham Lincoln With the Oration Delivered Before the Municipal Authorities and Citizens, June 1, 1865Let us, in this hour of bereavement, trust in that same Prov idence, to guide us safely on as a nation, and to grant unto us that the successor of him who hath been so suddenly removed may be armed with power and might to drive our enemies out from among us, and by a strong and vigorous policy, teach the world and the generations yet to come, that treason against such a government as ours is not to be rewarded with honor or magnanimity.Since the death of the first President of the United States, no man has passed away whose death has called forth such gen eral expressions of sorrow, and such universal lamentations, as that of Abraham Lincoln His honesty of purpose, his integ rity of Character, his simplicity of heart, all endeared him to the nation and the spontaneous bursts of grief from the stout est hearts are the evidences of the love and veneration in which the loyal people held their chosen ruler That one so kind and gentle in his disposition should have died by the hand of the murderer, a victim to the power of darkness, has stirred the feelings of our citizens as they were never moved before.Wednesday, the 19th instant, being the day designated for the funeral of the venerated dead, I recommend that it be Set apart as a day of public mourning, and that a Committee of your body be authorized to make arrangements for suitable ser vices ou the occasion.About the PublisherForgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books Find at www.forgottenbooks.comThis book is a reproduction of an important historical work Forgotten Books uses state of the art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works. Download Proceedings of the City Council of Providence on the Death of Abraham Lincoln – tiffanydaniels.co.ukProceedings of the City Council of Providence on the Death of Abraham Lincoln

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  • Hardcover
  • 60 pages
  • Proceedings of the City Council of Providence on the Death of Abraham Lincoln
  • William Binney
  • 23 February 2017
  • 0428866077

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