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Re: [TalkAntietam] Re: Stephens' Speech

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  • Ray Ortensie
    Tom: I think I remember reading something to that nature in Frank Owsley s _King Cotton Diplomacy_. I ll look through it and see if I can find the citation
    Message 1 of 2 , Jan 22, 2002
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      Tom:

      I think I remember reading something to that nature in Frank Owsley's _King
      Cotton Diplomacy_. I'll look through it and see if I can find the citation
      for it, if its in there.

      Ray

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      From: "Tom Clemens" <clemens@...>
      To: <TalkAntietam@yahoogroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, January 21, 2002 10:21 PM
      Subject: [TalkAntietam] Re: Stephens' Speech


      > Well it was a good guess but appraently wrong. The excerpt I am looking
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      > for sounded like it came from Stephens speech but it does not appear
      > there. See if it sounds familiar to anyone.
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      > Carman wrote: Southern leaders were firm " in the conviction that cotton
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      > was King in England as well as the United States and that an
      > interpuption in its supply would be so serious in its consequences that
      > a new republic, where cotton was to be king and slavery its
      > corner-stone, would be welcomed into the family of nations as the surest
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      > possible guaranty against the occurrance of such a disaster."
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      > Sure sounds like Stephens, doesn't it?
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