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" It follows from these views that no State upon its own mere motion can lawfully get out of the Union; that resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void, and that acts of violence within any State or States against the authority of the United... "
Illustrated Life, Services, Martyrdom, and Funeral of Abraham Lincoln ... - Page 91
edited by - 1865 - 285 pages
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The War of the Rebellion: With a Full and Critical History of the First ...

Theodore Burr Gates - United States - 1884 - 627 pages
...very carefully expressed on the great questions towards which all thoughts were directed. He said: "To the extent of my ability I shall take care, as...itself exp'ressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the United States be faithfully executed in all the States. The power confided to me will be used to hold,...
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Politics and Politicians: A Succinct History of the Politics of Illinois ...

David W. Lusk - Illinois - 1884 - 526 pages
...the public speeches of him who now addresses you. I consider that, in view of the Constitution and laws, the Union is unbroken, and to the extent of my ability I will take care, as the Constitution expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully...
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln, Volume 1

Isaac N. Arnold - Illustrated books - 1885 - 462 pages
...Perpetuity is implied, if not expressed, in the fundamental law of all national governments. * * 1 therefore consider that, in view of the Constitution...Union is unbroken, and to the extent of my ability / shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union...
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The Great Conspiracy: Its Origin and History

John Alexander Logan - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1886 - 810 pages
...the Union; that Resolves and Ordinances to that effect, are legally void; and that acts of violence within any State or States against the authority of...Union is unbroken, and, ,to the extent of my ability, / shall take care, as the Constitution itself expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union...
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Mr. Punch's Victorian Era: An Illustrated Chronicle of the Reign ..., Volume 2

Punch (London, England) - Caricatures and cartoons - 1886
...get out of the Union : resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void, and acts of violence within any State or States against the authority of...are insurrectionary or revolutionary according to the circumstances." MARCH 4. R- GLADSTONE in an eloquent speech in defence of a foreign policy sympathetic...
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A Library of American Literature from the Earliest Settlement to the Present ...

Edmund Clarence Stedman - American literature - 1888
...the Union ; that resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void ; and that acts of violence within any State or States, against the authority...expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed in all the States. Doing this I deem to be only a simple duty on my part ; and...
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A Short History of the War of Secession, 1861-1865

Rossiter Johnson - United States - 1888 - 552 pages
...expressed a firm and unalterable purpose to maintain the Union at every hazard. " I consider," he said, " that, in view of the Constitution and the laws, the...expressly enjoins upon me, that the laws of the Union be faithfully executed in all the States. Doing this I deem to be only a simple duty on my part ; and...
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Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Johnson

William O. Stoddard - 1888 - 357 pages
...the Union ; that resolves and ordinances to that effect are legaily void ; and that acts of violence within any State or States, against the authority...insurrectionary or revolutionary according to circumstances. . . . That, in view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is unbroken ; and to the extent of...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Nation's Leader in the Great Struggle Through which was ...

Noah Brooks - 1888 - 467 pages
...the Union ; that resolves and ordinances to that effect are legally void; and that acts of violence within any State, or States, against the authority...insurrectionary, or revolutionary, according to circumstances." Then Lincoln, having shown by a clear and luminous argument that no State could "lawfully get out of...
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Free in the World: American Slavery and Constitutional Failure

Mark E. Brandon - Political Science - 1998 - 248 pages
...was on his terms a "dissolution," an act of revolution "against the authority of the United States." "I therefore consider that, in view of the Constitution and the laws, the Union is unbroken.'"' He would continue to hold that view throughout the Civil War. His principal claim, moreover, was not...
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