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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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BIOGRAPHIES OF S. GROVER CLEVELAND AND THOMAS A. HENDRICKS

GEN'L BENJAMIN LA FEVRE - 1884
...injurious uncertainty in the public mind as to what that policy is, and what course I intend to pursue. " The power confided to me will be used to hold, occupy,...to collect the duties and imposts ; but beyond what is necessary for these objects there will be no invasion, no using offeree against or among the people...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Man and the War President. Showing His Growth, Training ...

William Osborn Stoddard - Presidents - 1884 - 508 pages
...without a policy, either domestic or foreign." At the beginning of that mouth, in the inaugural, I said, "The power confided to me will be used to hold, occupy,...Government, and to collect the duties and imposts." This had your distinct approval at the time ; and, taken in connection with the order I immediately...
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A Library of American Literature...

Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
...me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed in all the States. Doing this I deem to be onlv a simple duty on my part; and I shall perform it,...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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A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present ...

Edmund Clarence Stedman - American literature - 1888
...no bloodshed or violence ; and there shall be none, unless it be forced upon the National authoritv. 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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Contributions of the Old Residents' Historical Association, Lowell ..., Volume 2

Old Residents' Historical Association of Lowell (Mass.) - Lowell (Mass.) - 1888
...the defence of the Arsenal at St. Louis, Missouri. Mr. Lincoln, in his inaugural address, said : " The power confided to me will be used to hold, occupy,...Government, and to collect the duties and imposts " ; but when the question of holding Fort Sumter was discussed in the cabinet, every member except Mr. Blair,...
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The American Nation: Its Executive, Legislative, Political ..., Volume 2

James Harrison Kennedy - Presidents - 1888
...former were his twin hopes. Two paragraphs only need be quoted to illustrate the tone of all. He said: "The power confided to me will be used to hold, occupy...belonging to the government and to collect the duties and imports ; but beyond what may be necessary for these objects there will be no invasion, no using of...
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Great Words from Great Americans: The Declaration of Independence, the ...

Paul Leicester Ford - United States - 1889 - 207 pages
...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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The International Cyclopedia: A Compendium of Human Knowledge, Volume 9

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1890
...be faithfully executed in all the states;" adding, "I trust this will not be regarded as a menace. There need be no bloodshed or violence, and there...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's Pen and Voice: Being a Complete Compilation of His Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1890 - 423 pages
...document as the best expression I can give of my purposes. As I then and therein said, I now repeat : "The power confided to me will be used 'to hold, occupy,...belonging to the government, and to collect the duties and imports ; but beyond what is necessary for these objects, there will be no invasion, no using of force...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 4

John George Nicolay, John Hay - Presidents - 1890 - 470 pages
...the public property and places which have fallen ; to hold, occupy, and possess these and all other property and places belonging to the Government, and...collect the duties and imposts ; but beyond what may be necessary for these objects, there will be no invasion of any State. Where hostility to the United...
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