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" I hold, that in contemplation of universal law, and of the Constitution, the Union of these states is perpetual. Perpetuity is implied, if not expressed, in the fundamental law of all national governments. It is safe to assert that no government proper,... "
The Life of Abraham Lincoln: Drawn from Original Sources and Containing Many ... - Page 6
by Ida Minerva Tarbell - 1900
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The Law Magazine and Law Review: Or, Quarterly Journal of ..., Volume 22

Law - 1867 - 384 pages
...the United States, as firmly asserted the opposite doctrine : — "I hold," he says, " that in the contemplation of universal law and of the constitution,...in the fundamental law of all national governments. If the United States be not a compact proper, but an association of states in the nature of a contract...
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History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the ..., Volume 4

Jesse Ames Spencer - United States - 1866 - 618 pages
...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 fundamental law of all national governments. It follows from these views that no state, upon its own mere motion, can lawfully get out of the Union...
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress. Repr. . 14th Congress, 1st Session ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1861 - 580 pages
...difficulty. A disruption of the federal Union, heretofore only menaced, is now formidably attempted . I hold that, in contemplation of universal law, and...provision in its organic law for its own termination. Continue to execute all the express provisions of our national Constitution, and the Union will endure...
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The American Crisis Considered

Charles Lempriere - United States - 1861 - 336 pages
...difficulty. A disruption of the Federal Union, heretofore only menaced, is now formidably attempted. I hold that, in contemplation of universal law and...all national governments. It is safe to assert that Government proper never had a provision in its organic law for its own termination. Continue to execute...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 2

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861 - 586 pages
...Lincoln's Inaugural Address. and of the Constitution, the Union of these States is perpetual. Perpetnity is Implied, If not expressed, in the fundamental law...provision, in its organic law, for its own termination. Continne to execute all the express provisions of our National Constitution, and the Union will endure...
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The Rebellion in the United States: Or, The War of 1861; Being a ..., Volume 1

United States - 1862 - 200 pages
...constitutional term of four years, under grave and peculiar difficulties. menaced, is now formidably attempted. I hold that, in contemplation of universal law and...provision in its organic law for its own termination. Continue to execute all the express provisions of our national Constitution, and the Union will endure...
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Annual Register, Volume 103

Edmund Burke - History - 1862 - 910 pages
...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,...provision in its organic law for its own termination. Continue to execute all the express provisions of our national Constitution, and the Union will endure...
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The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with ..., Volume 1

Robert Tomes, Benjamin G. Smith - Slavery - 1862 - 764 pages
...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,...provision in its organic law for its own termination. Continue to execute all the express provisions of our national Constitution, and the Union will endure...
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The North-western Monthly: A Magazine Devoted to University ..., Volume 8

Education - 1897 - 678 pages
...reservations, and with no purpose to construe the Constitution or laws by any hypercritical rules. . . . I hold that in contemplation of universal law and...in the fundamental law of all national governments. . . . In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issus of...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln: Including His Speeches ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 518 pages
...difficulty. A disruption of the Federal Union, heretofore only menaced, is now formidably attempted. I hold that, in contemplation of universal law, and...provision in its organic law for its own termination. Continue to execute all the express provisions of our National Constitution, and the Union will endure...
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