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" The power confided to me will be used to hold, occupy, and possess the property and places belonging to the Government, and to collect the duties and imposts; but beyond what may be necessary for these objects there will be no invasion, no using of force... "
REPLIES OF THE HON. WILLIAM D. KELLEY TO GEORGE NORTHROP, ESQ. IN THE DEBATE ... - Page 12
by HON. WILLIAM D. KELLEY - 1864
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Our Country: A Household History of the United States for All ..., Volume 3

Benson John Lossing - History in art - 1877 - 2040 pages
...unless it be forced upon the National authority." He declared that the power confided to him should be used " to hold, occupy, and possess the property...Government, and to collect the duties and imposts." So, in a frank, generous, kindly manner, did Mr. Lincoln avow his determination to perform the duties...
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History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America, Volume 3

Henry Wilson - Slavery - 1877
...unless it is forced on the national authority." Pledging himself that the power confided to him would be used " to hold, occupy, and possess the property...places belonging to the government, and to collect the duty on imports," lie affirmed that there would be no invasion, no using of force, beyond what was...
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The North American Review, Volume 129

North American review - 1879
...Washington he has inserted in the message a distinct declaration that, while he regards it as in his duty to " hold, occupy, and possess " the property and...belonging to the Government and to collect the duties, he will not attempt to enforce the strict rights of the Government where hostility to the United States...
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Library of Universal Knowledge: A Reprint of the Last (1880 ..., Volume 9

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1881
...this will not be regarded as a menace. There need be no bloodshed or violence, and there shall foe none unless it be forced upon the national authority....collect the duties and imposts; but, beyond what may be necessary for these objects, there will he no invasion, no using of force against or among the people...
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Harpers' Popular Cyclopaedia of United States History from the ..., Volume 2

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1881 - 1605 pages
...it shall be forced upon the national authority." He declared that the power confided to him should be used to " hold, occupy, and possess the property...belonging to the government, and to collect the duties anil imposts." This frank, generous, and kindly avowal of his intention to do his duty faithfully gave...
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Representative American Orations to Illustrate American Political ..., Volume 3

Alexander Johnston - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1884
...the authority of the United States, are insurrectionary or revolutionary, according to circumstances. I therefore consider that, in view of the Constitution...collect the duties and imposts ; but beyond what may be necessary for these objects, there will be no invasion, no using of force against or among the people...
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Why I Am a Republican: A History of the Republican Party, a Defense of Its ...

George Sewall Boutwell - Presidential candidates - 1884 - 195 pages
...trust this will not be regarded as a menace, but only as a declared purpose of the Union that it witt constitutionally defend and maintain itself. In doing...collect the duties and imposts; but, beyond what may be necessary for these objects, there will be no invasion; no using of force against or among the people...
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The Abolition of the Presidency

Henry C. Lockwood - Presidents - 1884 - 331 pages
...committee appointed by a convention in Virginia, the President, on the I3th of April, 18Gi, said: — "The power confided to me will be used to hold, occupy...collect the duties and imposts ; but, beyond what may be necessary for these objects, there will be no invasion, no using of force, against or among the people...
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 pages
...have entertained that the threatening aspect of affairs had affected his steady firmness. He said : " The power confided to me will be used to hold, occupy,...collect the duties and imposts; but beyond what may be necessary for these objects there will be no invasion, no using of force among the people anywhere."...
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Abraham Lincoln: The True Story of a Great Life. Showing the Inner Growth ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 pages
...have entertained that the threatening aspect of affairs had affected his steady firmness. He said : " The power confided to me will -be used to hold, occupy,...collect the duties and imposts ; but beyond what may be necessary for these objects there will be no invasion, no using of force among the people anywhere."...
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