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" I have no purpose directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so ; and I have no inclination to do so. "
Letters and Addresses of Abraham Lincoln ... - Page 114
by Abraham Lincoln - 1903 - 399 pages
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 181

Literature - 1889 - 864 pages
...indirectly to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it now exists ; I believe that I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so." In Motley's mind the matter is perfectly simple, and he can brook no wavering or weighing of arguments...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volume 1

1864 - 494 pages
...elsewhere. We prove this assertion by the President's own words in 1861. He said, " I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I have no objection to it being made irrevocable, and that it should never be interfered with." Then...
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Lives and Speeches of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin

William Dean Howells - Campaign biography - 1860 - 414 pages
...horsechestnut to be a chestnut horse. I will say here, while upon this subject, that I have no purpose directly or indirectly to interfere with the institution...exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I Lave no inclination to do so. I have no purpose to introduce political and social equality between...
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Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas ...

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1860 - 280 pages
...horse-chestnut to be a chestnut horse. 1 will say here, while upon this subject, that I have no purpose directly or indirectly to interfere with the institution...where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to^lo so, and I have no inclination to do so. I have no purpose to introduce political and social equality...
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The Life and Public Services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln: With a Portrait on ...

David W. Bartlett - 1860 - 368 pages
...purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it now exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and 1 have no inclination to do so. I have no purpose to introduce political and social equality between...
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The Life and Public Services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln: With a Portrait on ...

David W. Bartlett - 1860 - 356 pages
...no purpose directly or indirectly to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States wrhere it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, arid I have no inclination to do so. I have no purpose to introduce political and social equality between...
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 2

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861 - 586 pages
...now addresses you. I do but quote from one of those speeches when I declare that ' I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution...right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so.' Those who nominated and elected me did so with a full knowledge that I had made this and many similar...
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The American union; its effect on national character and policy [&c.].

James Spence - Secession - 1861 - 398 pages
...affords an exposition of the policy of the new government. It contains these words : " I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution...right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so. Those who nominated and elected me did so with a full knowledge that I had made this, and many similar...
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Meliora, Volumes 3-4

Social sciences - 1861 - 774 pages
...and its subsequent reiteration by President Lincoln in his inaugural address. ' I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution...right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so,' said Mr. Lincoln, in a speech delivered before his inauguration ; and ' I now reiterate these sentiments,...
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The American Crisis Considered

Charles Lempriere - United States - 1861 - 336 pages
...now addresses you. I do but quote from one of those speeches when I declare that 'I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution...right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so.' Those who nominated and elected me did so with a full knowledge that I had made this and many similar...
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