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" Understand, I raise no objections against it on legal or Constitutional grounds, for, as Commander-inChief of the Army and Navy, in time of War, I suppose I have a right to take any measure which may best subdue the Enemy... "
Executive Power - Page v
by Benjamin Robbins Curtis - 1862 - 34 pages
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The Century, Volume 37

1889
...that he regarded his military authority clear and ample. He said : Understand, I raise no objections against it on legal or constitutional grounds, for,...Commanderin-Chief of the Army and Navy, in time of war i suppose 1 have a right to take any measure which may best subdue the enemy. Three days after this...
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The Progress and Intelligence of Americans: Proof of Slavery, from the First ...

Marvin T. Wheat - African Americans - 1862 - 508 pages
...designated by tho President, in his reply to the address of tho Chicago clergymen. in the following words: 'Understand, I raise no objection against it on legal or Constitutional grounds; for, as Commanderin. Chief of the Army and Navy, in time of war, I suppose I have a rigl to take any measure...
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The Progress and Intelligence of Americans: Collateral Proof of Slavery ...

Marvin T. Wheat - Slavery - 1863 - 595 pages
...qualified voters of euch States shall have participated, shall, in the absence of strong •euntervailing testimony, be deemed conclusive evidence that such...against it on legal or constitutional grounds ; for, as the Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Xavy in time of war, I suppose I have a right to take any measure...
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The Progress and Intelligence of Americans

Marvin T. Wheat - African Americans - 1862 - 595 pages
...while arguing strenuously against the policy which they recommended, he is reported to have said : ' Understand, I raise no objection against it on legal...Commander-in-chief of the army and navy, in time of war, I suppose I have a right to take any measure which may best subdue the enemy.' Here this war power...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...good would follow the issuing of such a proclamation aa yon desire ? Understand, I raise no objections against it on legal or constitutional grounds, for,...commander-in-chief of the army and navy, in time of war I suppose I have a right to take any measure which may best subdue the enemy ; nor do I urge objections...
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The Martyr's Monument: Being the Patriotism and Political Wisdom of Abraham ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1885 - 297 pages
...good would follow the issuing of such a proclamation as you desire 1 Understand, I raise no objections against it on legal or constitutional grounds, for....commander-in-chief of the army and navy, in time of war I suppose I have a right to take any measure which ruay best subdue the enemy, nor do I urge objections...
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The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1865 - 808 pages
...good would follow the issuing of such a proclamation as you desire ? Understand, I raise no objections against it on legal or constitutional grounds, for,...commander-in-chief of the army and navy, in time of war I suppose I have a right to take any measure which may best subdue the enemy: nor do I urge objections...
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Progress and Intelligence of Americans: Whether in the Northern, Central, Or ...

Marvin T. Wheat - African Americans - 1865 - 595 pages
...by the President, in his reply to the address of the Chicago clergymen. in the following words : ' Understand, I raise no objection against it on legal or Constitutional grounds ; for, us Commanderin-Chief of the Army and Navy, in time of war, I suppose I have a rigk to take any measure...
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THE AMERICAN CONFLICT: A HSTORY OF THE GREAT REBELLION

HORACE GREELEY - 1866
...good would follow the issuing of such a proclamation as you desire ? Understand: I raise no objections against it on legal or constitutional grounds; for,...Commander-in-chief of the army and navy in time of war, I suppose I have a right to take any measure which may best subdue the enemy; nor do I urge objections...
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President Lincoln; Self-pourtrayed

John Malcolm Forbes Ludlow - Presidents - 1866 - 239 pages
...all the arguments on this head, he interposes the caution :— " Understand, I raise no objections against it on legal or constitutional grounds ; for,...Commander-in-Chief of the army and navy in time of war, I suppose I have a right to take any measure which may best subdue the enemy." And after urging various...
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