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" It is seventy-two years since the first inauguration of a President under our National Constitution. During that period fifteen different and greatly distinguished citizens have, in succession, administered the executive branch of the Government. They... "
The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern Rebellion: From ... - Page viii
by Orville James Victor - 1861
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History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 4

Jesse Ames Spencer - United States - 1866
...violate any of them, trusting to find impunity in having them held to be unconstitutional. . . . . . A disruption of the federal Union, heretofore only menaced, is now formidably attempted. I hold that in the contemplation of universal law and of the Constitution the union of these states is...
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The American Crisis Considered

Charles Lempriere - United States - 1861 - 296 pages
...different and greatly distinguished citizens have in succession administered the executive branch of Government. They have conducted it through many perils,...heretofore only menaced, is now formidably attempted. I hold that, in contemplation of universal law and of the Constitution, the Union of these States is...
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Das Staatsarchiv, Volume 1

History, Modern - 1861
...President under our national Constitution. During that period, fifteen different and greatly distinguished citizens. have, in succession, administered the Executive...for precedent, I now enter upon the same task for thc brief constitutional term of four years, tinder great and peculiar difficulty. A disruption of...
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress. Repr. . 14th Congress, 1st Session ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1861
...President under our National Constitution. During that period fifteen different and greatly distinguished citizens have, in succession, administered the executive...generally with great success. Yet, with all this scope of precedent, I now enter upon the same task for the brief constitutional term of four years under...
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Das Staatsarchiv: Sammlung der officiellen Actenstücke zur ..., Volume 1

Ludwig Karl Aegidi - 1861
...Constitution. During that period, fifteen different and greatly distinguished citizens, have, in succes'ion, administered the Executive branch of the Government....many perils; and, generally, with great success. Yet, w'th all this scope for precedent, I now enter upon the same task for the brief constitutional term...
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The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with ..., Volume 1

Robert Tomes, Benjamin G. Smith - United States - 1862
...President under our national Constitution. During that period fifteen different and very distinguished citizens have in succession administered the executive...constitutional term of four years, under great and peculiar difficulties. " A disruption of the Federal Union, heretofore only menaced, is now formidably attempted....
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Annual Register, Volume 103

Edmund Burke - History - 1862
...President under ournational Constitution. During that period, fifteen different and very distinguished citizens have, in succession, administered the executive...constitutional term of four years, under great and peculiar difficulties. " A disruption of the Federal Union, heretofore only menaced, is now formidably attempted....
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THE REBELLION IN THE UNITED STATES; OR, THE WAR OF 1861

1862
...different and greatly distinguished citizens have, in succession, administered the executive branch of government. They have conducted it through many perils,...the brief constitutional term of four years, under grave and peculiar difficulties. menaced, is now formidably attempted. I hold that, in contemplation...
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THE CRISIS

1863
...Nevertheless, they may be said to have asked leave ; the inaugural address, above alluded to, confessing that " a disruption of the Federal Union, heretofore only menaced, is now formidably attempted" Those menaces, or warnings, on the part of the slaveholding States, that they would secede from the...
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HISTORY OF THE ADMINISTRATION OF PRESIDENT LINCOLN

HENRY J. RAYMOND. - 1864
...President under our National Constitution. During that period, fifteen different and greatly distinguished citizens have, in succession, administered the Executive...heretofore only menaced, is now formidably attempted. I hold that, in contemplation of universal law, and of the Constitution, the Union of these States is...
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