22nd September

The most revolutionary proclamation ever issued by an American president was announced on this day in 1862. A recollection of this momentous occasion will appear here shortly.

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2 Responses to 22nd September

  1. Rob G. says:

    Nice quote. Here’s another in a similar spirit:
    “It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people’s minds.”
    ~Samuel Adams

  2. Dorian says:

    Hi Rob. The S. Adams quote is a favourite in my household. 🙂 In fact, I recently tried to trace its provenance (ie. the primary source as opposed to BrainyQuote) and found an interesting discussion here: http://boston1775.blogspot.com/2009/05/samuel-adams-and-brush-fires-in-peoples.html
    Regardless of who came up with it, it’s a good one!

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