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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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Speeches that Changed the World

Owen Collins - History - 1999 - 440 pages
...of the Union that it will constitutionally defend and maintain itself. In doing this thereneeds 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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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 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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Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have ...

Fred L. Israel, Jim F. Watts, Thomas J. McInerney - History - 2000 - 396 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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A New Birth of Freedom: Abraham Lincoln and the Coming of the Civil War

Harry V. Jaffa - History - 2004 - 576 pages
...on the eve of the Civil War, who can qualify as being the people? [17] 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...
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Modernization as Ideology: American Social Science and "nation Building" in ...

Michael E. Latham - Political Science - 2000 - 288 pages
...manner, secessionists tried to interpret it as a "declaration of war." Lincoln announced his intention "to hold, occupy and possess the property and places...belonging to the Government, and to collect the duties on imposts." Secessionists, confident that these objectives could be secured only by force, trumpeted...
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Reassessing the Presidency: The Rise of the Executive State and the Decline ...

John V. Denson - Executive power - 2001 - 791 pages
...address which caused the South to consider that he had declared war. We find those words in his speech: 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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Freedom and Organization, 1814-1914

Bertrand Russell - Political Science - 2001 - 528 pages
...not have attacked the South if the South had not attacked him. "The power confided to me," he said, "will be used to hold, occupy, and possess the property...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 American Civil War: The War in the East 1861 - May 1863

Gary W. Gallagher - History - 2001 - 95 pages
...for the start of hostilities on Jefferson Davis and the Confederates. Lincoln armounced his intention to 'hold, occupy, and possess the property, and places...collect the duties and imposts; but beyond what may be necessary for these objects, there will Confederates occupied Fort Sumter immediately after Robert...
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Secession, State, and Liberty

David Gordon - Business & Economics - 344 pages
...the term "national authority" in such a way as to insure that war would come: The power confided in me, will be used to hold, occupy, and possess the...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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Africans in the Americas Our Journey Throughout the World: The Long African ...

Sabas Whittaker, M.F.A. - History - 2003 - 368 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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