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Page 883 - And by virtue of the power, and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States are, and henceforward, shall be free...
Page 883 - I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States are and henceforward shall be free; and that the Executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons.
Page 989 - The undersigned, Secretary of State of the United States, has the honor to acknowledge the receipt of the note of Mr.