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" I repeat the declaration made a year ago, that "while I remain in my present position I shall not attempt to retract or modify the Emancipation Proclamation, nor shall I return to slavery any person who is free by the terms of that proclamation, or by... "
America: The Origin of Her Present Conflict - Page 420
by James William Massie - 1864 - 472 pages
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British and Foreign State Papers

Great Britain. Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Great Britain - 1868
...of power, but would also be a cruel and an astounding breach of faith. I may add at this point, that while I remain in my present position I shall not...that proclamation, or by any of the Acts of Congress. ~Eor these and other reasons it is thought best that support of these measures, shall be included in...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 4

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...declaration made a year ago, that ' whil I remain ia my present position I shall not attemp to retractor modify the emancipation proclamation nor shall I return to slavery any person who is fre by the terms of that proclamation, or by any of th< acts of Congress.' If the people should, by...
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1863
...of power, but would also be a cruel and an astounding breach of faith. I may add at this point, that while I remain in my present position I shall not...proclamation; nor shall I return to slavery any person who ia free by the terms of that proclamation, or by any of the acts of Congress. For these and other reasons...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 76

Liberalism (Religion) - 1864
...not only to relinquish a lever of power, but would also be a cruel and astounding breach of faith. While I remain in my present position, I shall not...proclamation, or by any of the acts of Congress." Less could not have been said without dishonor. More was not needed to ratify the character and insure...
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The Annual Register, Volume 106

Edmund Burke - Books - 1865
...retract nothing heretofore said. As to slavery, I repeat the declaration made a year ago, and that while I remain in my present position I shall not...that proclamation or by any of the Acts of Congress. " If the people should, by whatever mode or means, make it an Executive duty to re-enslave such persons,...
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Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln: Sixteenth President of the ...

David Brainerd Williamson - Campaign literature, 1864 - 1864 - 171 pages
...messages, and in referring to the success which had attended the proclamation of emancipation, he said : " While I remain in my present position, I shall not...proclamation, or by any of the acts of Congress." Accompanying the Message, was a proclamation offering for the acceptance of the traitors a fair and...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1866
...I retract nothing heretofore said as to Slavery. I repeat the declaration made a year ago, that, ' while I remain in my present position, I shall not...terms of that Proclamation, or by any of the acts of Congress.1 If the people should, by whatever mode or means, make it an Executive duty to reenslave...
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Papers Relating to Foreign Affairs, Part 1

United States. Department of State - United States - 1864
...heretofore shall be adopted. slavery. I repeat the declaration made a year ago, that "while I remain iu my present position I shall not attempt to retract...proclamation, or by any of the acts of Congress." If the people should, by whatever mode or means, make it an Executive duty to re-enslave such persons,...
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The Wisconsin Farmer, Volume 16

Agriculture - 1864
...lever of power, but would be a cruel and astounding breach of faith. I may add, at this point, that while I remain in my present position I shall not attempt to retract or modiQy the emancipation proclamation, nor shall I return to slavery any person who is free by the terms...
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The Annual Register

Edmund Burke - History - 1865
...retract nothing heretofore said. As to slavery, I repeat the declaration made a year ago, and that while I remain in my present position I shall not...that proclamation or by any of the Acts of Congress. " If the people should, by whatever mode or means, make it an Executive duty to re-enslave such persons,...
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