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" ... and the executive government of the united states including the military and naval authority thereof will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons and will do no act or acts to repress such persons or any of them in any efforts they may... "
The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States ... - Page 253
by Horace Greeley - 1866
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The Civil War Generation

Norman K. Risjord - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 371 pages
...Lincoln had written, "including the military and naval authority thereof . . . will do no act or acts to repress such persons, or any of them in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom." That language sent a shock wave through white Richmond. Thousands of slaves had been brought in from the...
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Nowhere to Turn

Alan N. Kay - Juvenile Fiction - 2003 - 149 pages
...authority thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons and will do no act or acts to repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom.... And I further declare and make known that such persons [freed slaves] of suitable condition will be...
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The Civil War

Susan Provost Beller - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 103 pages
...authority thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons, and will do no act or acts to repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom. . . . And I further declare and make known that such persons of suitable condition will be received...
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Student's Guide to Landmark Congressional Laws on Civil Rights

Marcus D. Pohlmann, Linda Vallar Whisenhunt - Political Science - 2002 - 284 pages
...authority thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons and will do no act or acts to repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom. . . . And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be free to abstain from all violence, unless...
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Focus On World History: The First Global Age And The Age Of Revolution ...

Kathy Sammis - History - 2002 - 146 pages
...authority thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons and will do no act or acts to repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be free to abstain from all violence, unless in...
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Harriet Tubman: Freedombound

Janet Benge, Geoff Benge - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 193 pages
...States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom." Not a sound was heard from the crowd after the proclamation was read. In the silence the commander...
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The Hero's Journey Toward a Second American Century

Michael E. Salla - Political Science - 2002 - 224 pages
...authority thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons and will do no act or acts to repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for the actual freedom.10 Freeing the slaves was all along the implicit goal of the Union, and now it became...
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Equal Protection: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Francis Graham Lee - Law - 2003 - 383 pages
...then be in rebellion against the United States shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free. . . . "That the executive will on the 1st day of January...respectively, shall then be in rebellion against the United States. ..." Now, therefore, I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, by virtue of...
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African Americans at War: An Encyclopedia, Volume 1

Jonathan Sutherland - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 819 pages
...authority thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons, and will do no act or acts to repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts...their actual freedom. That the Executive will, on the first day of January aforesaid, by proclamation, designate the States and parts of States, if any,...
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The Hoofs and Guns of the Storm: Chicago's Civil War Connections

Arnie Bernstein - History - 2003 - 276 pages
...authority thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons, and will do no act or acts to repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts...their actual freedom. "That the Executive will, on the first day of January aforesaid, by proclamation, designate the States and parts of States, if any,...
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