Appletons' Annual Cyclopaedia and Register of Important Events: Embracing Political, Military, and Ecclesiastical Affairs; Public Documents; Biography, Statistics, Commerce, Finance, Literature, Science, Agriculture, and Mechanical Industry

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Page 200 - I have commanded you, and lo ! I am with you alway, even to the end of the world.
Page 244 - ... all men are created equal; and are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights; and that among these are, life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness...
Page 173 - Where one of two innocent persons must suffer by the act of a third, he, by whose negligence it happened, must be the sufferer.
Page 257 - The person having the greatest number of votes for president, shall be the president, if such number be a majority of the whole number of electors appointed; and if no person...
Page 391 - I, , do solemnly swear or (affirm), in presence of Almighty God, that I will henceforth faithfully support, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Union of the States thereunder, and that I will in like manner abide by and faithfully support all laws and proclamations which have been made during the existing rebellion with reference to the emancipation of slaves. So help me God.
Page 237 - ... shall suffer death, or such other punishment ~as shall be ordered by the sentence of a general court-martial. ART. 53. Any person belonging to the armies of the United States...
Page 63 - I need not tell the survivors of so many hard-fought battles, who have remained steadfast to the last, that I have consented to this result from no distrust of them; but, feeling that valor and devotion could accomplish nothing that could compensate for the loss that...
Page 300 - ... of one year next preceding, and in the town in which he may offer himself to be admitted to the privileges of an elector, at least six months next preceding the time he may so offer himself...
Page 212 - One method of assault may be to effect, in the forms of the constitution, alterations which will impair the energy of the system, and thus to undermine what cannot be directly overthrown.
Page 68 - I propose to receive the surrender of the Army of Northern Virginia on the following terms, to wit: Rolls of all the officers and men to be made in duplicate, one copy to be given to an officer to be designated by me, the other to be retained by such officer or officers as you may designate.

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