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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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Coronado's Journey to New Mexico and the Great Plains: 1540-42

George Parker Winship - Southwest, New - 1894 - 15 pages
...of the Union that it will constitutionally defend and maintain itself. In doing this there needs to be no bloodshed or violence ; and there shall be none,...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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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1832-1865

Abraham Lincoln - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1894 - 237 pages
...of the Union that it will constitutionally defend and maintain itself. In doing this there needs to be no bloodshed or violence ; and there shall be none,...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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Speeches & Letters of Abraham Lincoln, 1809-1865

Abraham Lincoln - 1894 - 237 pages
...of the Union that it will constitutionally defend and maintain itself. In doing this there needs to be no bloodshed or violence ; and there shall be none,...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: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 1

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1894
...of the Union that it will constitutionally defend and maintain itself. In doing this there needs to be no bloodshed or violence ; and there shall be none,...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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Beacon Lights of History: American statesmen. [1894

John Lord - History - 1894
...any bloodshed upon those who should resist the law. Two brief paragraphs contain the whole : — " 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 bo no invasion, no use of force among the people anywhere. "...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 2

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1894
...a policy either domestic or foreign." At the beginning of that month, 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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Recollected Words of Abraham Lincoln

Don Fehrenbacher, Virginia Fehrenbacher - History - 1996 - 648 pages
...Abolition (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1965), 214-22. 303. The sentence in question was: "The power confided to me will be used to hold, occupy...government, and to collect the duties and imposts." This was itself a substitution for an earlier, even more forceful sentence. See Collected Works, IV,...
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Stephen A. Douglas

Robert Walter Johannsen - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 993 pages
...could not be broken. He promised that the Constitution and laws would be enforced in all the states. "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...
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America's Nine Greatest Presidents

Frank P. King - Political Science - 1997 - 228 pages
...contemplation of universal law, and of the Constitution, the Union of these states is perpetual.... 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...
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Thaddeus Stevens: Nineteenth-century Egalitarian

Hans Louis Trefousse - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 312 pages
...refused to make any concessions to the secession18ts but declared that the power conf1ded to him would be used to "hold, occupy, and possess the property...belonging to the Government, and to collect the duties and imposts."3a When the Civil War broke out on April 1a, Stevens was back home in Lancaster. In spite...
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