This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1892 Excerpt: ... CHAPTER XIV. His Patriotism His Assistance To The GovernMent During Our Civil War.--His Mission To Europe To Help The Cause Of The United States.--Interview With Napoleon III.--ReTurn To New York.--His Last Sermon.--The Draft-riots.--His Speech To The Mob.--His Last Sickness And Death. Archbishop Hughes, like other great Irish Catholics such as Daniel O'Connell and the Rev. Father Matthew, the apostle of temperance, was a foe of negro slavery, and of slavery of every description. He had suffered from slavery at home, and therefore sympathized with all who were oppressed. In his early days, when he had cultivated a taste for poetry, he wrote the verses in which he urged Columbia "to chase foul bondage from her Southern plain." He also expressed himself as opposed to the institution of slavery, in his controversy with Dr. Breckinridge; but the archbishop was not an Abolitionist. He was opposed to Northern interference with the domestic institutions of the South. When, therefore, Daniel O'Connell, Father Matthew, and other prominent Anti-slavery Irishmen published an address which the Abolitionists tried to use for their illegal purposes, the archbishop, explaining his views, wrote a letter to the "Courier and Enquirer," in March, 1842. He says in it: "I am no friend to slavery, but I am still less friendly to any attempt of foreign origin to abolish it." He believed in the Monroe doctrine, that no foreigners should be allowed to interfere in American affairs; and that if foreigners came to live here, they should become loyal citizens of the republic and give up their allegiance to foreign potentates. After seeing and studying the condition of the negro slaves in Cuba and in our Southern States, his views became quite moderate, and he feared and opposed all pl...
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