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" 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 \... "
The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern Rebellion: From ... - Page 7
by Orville James Victor - 1861
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 8 pages
...the Union is less perfect than before, the Constitution having lost the vital element of perpetuity. It follows, from these views, that no State, upon...view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is unbroken, and to the extent of my ability I shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly enjoins...
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History of the Administration of President Lincoln: Including His Speeches ...

Henry Jarvis Raymond - United States - 1864 - 496 pages
...the Union is less perfect than before, the Constitution having lost the vital element of perpetuity. It follows, from these views, that no State, upon...view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is unbroken, and to the extent of my ability I shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly enjoins...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1864 - 37 pages
...possible, the Union is less than before, the Constitution having lost the vital element of perpetuity. It follows from these views that no State, upon its...view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is unbroken, and, to the extent of my ability, I shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly...
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Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln: Sixteenth President of the ...

David Brainerd Williamson - Campaign literature, 1864 - 1864 - 171 pages
...lost the vital element of perpetuity. " It follows from these views that no State, upon its own me-e motion, can lawfully get out of the Union ; that resolves...to that effect are legally void ; and that acts of vio lence within any State or States against the authority of the United States are insurrectionary...
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The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ...

Edward McPherson - Confederate States of America - 1864 - 440 pages
...the Union is lest perfect than before, the Constitution having lost the vital elemeut of perpetuity. It follows, from these views, that no State, upon its own mere motion, can lawfully get out of tho Union ; that retoltet and ordinances to that effect art legally void , and that acts of violence,...
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The Character and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln, President of the ...

William M. Thayer - Campaign literature, 1864 - 1864 - 75 pages
...the address. Traitors and their sympathizers were displeased. Mr. Lincoln said in that address, — " I therefore consider, that, in view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is unbroken ; and, to the extent of my ability, I shall take care, as the Constitution expressly enjoins...
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REPLIES OF THE HON. WILLIAM D. KELLEY TO GEORGE NORTHROP, ESQ. IN THE DEBATE ...

HON. WILLIAM D. KELLEY - 1864
...this address, for I cannot devote my hour to reading the whole of it, Mr. Lincoln further said : — " I, therefore, consider that, in view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is unbroken, and to the extent of my ability I shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly enjoins...
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Mirror of modern democracy: A History of the democratic party, from its ...

William D. Jones - 1864
...citizens in the several States." The Constitution, he said, " contemplates the Union to be perpetual ;" " no State, upon its own mere motion, can lawfully get out of the Union ;" and " acts of violence within any State against the authority. of the United States are insurrectionary...
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The Martyr's Monument: Being the Patriotism and Political Wisdom of Abraham ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1885 - 297 pages
...the Union is less perfect than before, the Constitution having lost the vital element of perpetuity. It follows, from these views, that no State, upon...view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is unbroken, and to the extent of my ability I shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly enjoins...
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The Patriotism of Illinois: A Record of the Civil and Military ..., Volume 1

Thomas Mears Eddy - Illinois - 1865
...the Union is less perfect than before, the Constitution having lost the vital element of perpetuity. "It follows, from these views, that no State, upon...view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is unbroken, and to the extent of my ability I shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly enjoins...
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