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" I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so; and I have no inclination to do so. "
Southern History of the War: The Last Year of the War - Page 77
by Edward Alfred Pollard - 1866 - 363 pages
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 181

Literature - 1889 - 864 pages
...indirectly to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it now exists ; I believe that I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so." In Motley's mind the matter is perfectly simple, and he can brook no wavering or weighing of arguments...
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The Life and Public Services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln: With a Portrait on ...

David W. Bartlett - 1860 - 356 pages
...directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it now exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so. I have no purpose to introduce political and social equality between the white and the black races....
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The Life and Public Services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, and Hon ...

Richard Josiah Hinton - Campaign literature - 1860 - 326 pages
...directly or indirectly to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so. I have no purpose to introduce political and social equality between the white and the black races....
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The Life and Public Services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln: With a Portrait on ...

David W. Bartlett - 1860 - 368 pages
...directly or indirectly to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so. I have no pu'pose to introduce political and social equality between the white and black races. There...
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Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas ...

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1860 - 280 pages
...directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so. I have no purpose to introduce political and social equality between the white and the black races....
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The American union; its effect on national character and policy [&c.].

James Spence - Secession - 1861 - 398 pages
...directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists ; I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so. Those who nominated and elected me did so with a full knowledge that I had made this, and many similar...
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Das Staatsarchiv: Sammlung der officiellen Actenstücke zur ..., Volume 1

Ludwig Karl Aegidi - 1861 - 462 pages
...directly or indirectly, to interfere with the instifution of slavery in the Slates where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so." Those who nominated and elected me did so with full knowledge that 1 had made this, and many similar...
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Meliora, Volumes 3-4

Social sciences - 1861 - 774 pages
...directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists ; I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so,' said Mr. Lincoln, in a speech delivered before his inauguration ; and ' I now reiterate these sentiments,...
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress. Repr. . 14th Congress, 1st Session ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1861 - 580 pages
...directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so." Those who nominated and elected me did so with full knowledge that I had made this and many similar...
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The American Crisis Considered

Charles Lempriere - United States - 1861 - 336 pages
...directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists ; I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so.' Those who nominated and elected me did so with a full knowledge that I had made this and many similar...
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