The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Volume 5
George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana
Appleton, 1874 - Encyclopedias and dictionaries
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Page 226 - No amendment shall be made to the Constitution which will authorize, or give to Congress the power to abolish or interfere, within any State, with the domestic institutions thereof, including that of persons held to labor or service by the laws of said State.
Page 158 - It is therefore ordered, that every township in this jurisdiction, after the Lord hath increased them to the number of fifty householders, shall then forthwith appoint one within their town to teach all such children as shall resort to him to write and read...
Page 227 - It follows from these views that no State upon its own mere motion can lawfully get out of the Union; that resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void, and that acts of violence within any State or States against the authority of the United States are insurrectionary or revolutionary, according to circumstances.
Page 229 - I deem it proper to say that the first service assigned to the forces hereby called forth will probably be to repossess the forts, places, and property which have been seized from the Union; and in every event the utmost care will be observed, consistently with the objects aforesaid, to avoid any devastation, any destruction of or interference with property, or any disturbance of peaceful citizens in any part of the country.
Page 155 - That the said Church shall maintain the doctrines of the Gospel, as now held by the Church of England; and shall adhere to the liturgy of the said Church, as far as shall be consistent with the American revolution, and the constitutions of the respective states.
Page 227 - But Congress may, by law, grant to the principal officer in each of the Executive Departments, a seat upon the floor of either House, with the privilege of discussing any measures appertaining to his department.
Page 234 - Thus saith the LORD of hosts; The broad walls of Babylon shall be utterly broken, and her high gates shall be burned with fire; and the people shall labour in vain, and the folk in the fire, and they shall be weary.
Page 229 - Now, therefore, I, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United States, in virtue of the power in me vested by the Constitution and the laws, have thought fit to call forth, and hereby do call forth, the militia of the several States of the Union, to the aggregate number of seventy-five thousand, in order to suppress said combinations, and to cause the laws to be duly executed.
Page 245 - His truth; they shook off this yoke of antichristian bondage: and as the Lord's free people, joined themselves (by a covenant of the Lord) into a church estate, in the fellowship of the gospel to walk in all His ways, made known, or to be made known unto them (according to their best endeavors) whatsoever it should cost them...
Page 27 - ... legal tender at their nominal value for any amount not exceeding five dollars in any one payment.