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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 United... "
The National Hand-book of American Progress: A Non-partisan Reference Manual ... - Page 330
edited by - 1888 - 575 pages
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History of the United States: From 1492 to 1872

Samuel Eliot - United States - 1876 - 507 pages
...Union, by one or by a part only of the states, be lawfully possible, the Union is less than before. ... I therefore consider that in view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is unbrokeu ; and to the extent of my ability I shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly...
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Proceedings of the Worcester Society of Antiquity, Volume 24

Worcester Historical Society, Worcester, Mass - Massachusetts - 1908
...had said in his inaugural address on March 4, 1861: "I consider that in view of the Constitution and laws, the Union is unbroken, and to the extent of...expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed in all the states." His wife's connections were from the South. "Would he remain...
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Selections from the Speeches and Writings of Hon. Thomas L. Clingman, of ...

Thomas Lanier Clingman - United States - 1877 - 623 pages
...to a tew direct sentences : " 1 therefore consider that, in view of the Constitution and the lav:-. the Union is unbroken ; and to the extent of my ability,...expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed in all the States." Can anything be more explicit than that? How does the President...
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Selections from the Speeches and Writings of Hon. Thomas L. Clingman, of ...

Thomas Lanier Clingman - United States - 1877 - 623 pages
...is no obscurity at all. Allow me to call the attention of that Senator to a tew direct sentences : " I therefore consider that, in view of the Constitution...Union is unbroken ; and to the extent of my ability, 1 shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union...
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Abraham Lincoln and the Abolition of Slavery in the United States

Charles Godfrey Leland - United States - 1879 - 246 pages
...wished it. One party to a contract may violate or break it, but it requires all to lawfully rescind it. "I therefore consider that, in view of the Constitution...expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed in all the States. Doing this I deem to be only a simple duty on my part ; and...
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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Godfrey Leland - 1879 - 246 pages
...wished it. One party to a contract may violate or break it, but it requires all to lawfully rescind it. "I therefore consider that, in view of the Constitution...expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed in all the States. Doing this I deem to be only a simple duty on my part ; and...
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The "Ulster Guard" (20th N. Y. State Militia) and the War of the Rebellion ...

Theodore Burr Gates - New York (State) - 1879 - 619 pages
...very carefully expressed on the great questions towards which all thoughts were directed. He said : " To the extent of my ability I shall take care, as...itself expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the United States be faithfully executed in all the States. The power confided to me will be used to hold,...
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American Patriotism: Speeches, Letters, and Other Papers which Illustrate ...

Orators - 1880 - 674 pages
...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...expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed in all the states. Doing this I deem to be only a simple duty on my part; and...
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The Political History of the United States of America During the Period of ...

Edward McPherson - Reconstruction - 1880 - 652 pages
...among other things he said, " no State of its own mere motion can lawfully get out of the Union ;" and that " in view of the Constitution and the laws, the...and to the extent of my ability I shall take care, аз the Constitution itself expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed...
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Young Folk's History of the War for the Union

John Denison Champlin - United States - 1881 - 593 pages
...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...Union shall be faithfully executed in all the States. ... I trust this will not be regarded as a menace, but only as the declared purpose of the Union that...
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