Quote of the Day 2

If the people should, by whatever mode or means, make it an executive duty to reenslave such person, another, and not I , must be their instrument to perform it.”– Annual Message to Congress, December 6, 1864

Quote of the Day 1

If slavery is right, it ought to be extended; if not, it ought to be restricted – there is no middle ground.”– Speech in Hartford, March 5, 1860