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" Those laws and proclamations were enacted and put forth for the purpose of aiding in the suppression of the rebellion. To give them their fullest effect there had to be a pledge for their maintenance. In my judgment, they have aided and will further aid... "
The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with Biographical ... - Page 284
by Robert Tomes - 1862
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Newspaper Preservation Act: Hearings Before Antitrust Subcommittee ...

United States. Congress. House. Judiciary Committee - 1968 - 500 pages
...of the rebellion. To give them their fullest effect there had to be a pledge for their maintenance. In my judgment they have aided, and will further aid,...which they were intended. To now abandon them would not only be to relinquish a lever of power,, but would also be a cruel and astounding breach of faith....
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Abraham Lincoln, a Documentary Portrait Through His Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln, Don Edward Fehrenbacher - History - 1977 - 288 pages
...of the rebellion. To give them their fullest effect, there had to be a pledge for their maintenance. In my judgment they have aided, and will further aid,...relinquish a lever of power, but would also be a cruel and an astounding breach of faith. I may add at this point, that while I remain in my present position...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Man Behind the Myths

Stephen B. Oates - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 240 pages
...regimes must accept and obey the emancipation proclamation and all congressional laws bearing on slavery. "To now abandon them would be not only to relinquish a lever of power," Lincoln said, "but would also be a cruel and an astounding breach of faith." Far from being a lenient...
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Black Reconstruction in America 1860-1880

W. E. B. Du Bois, David Levering Lewis - History - 1935 - 746 pages
...of the rebellion. To give them their fullest effect, there had to be a pledge for their maintenance. In my judgment they have aided and will further aid...relinquish a lever of power, but would also be a cruel and an astounding breach of faith.' " The reception of Lincoln's message to Congress in December, 1863,...
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Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America

Allen C. Guelzo, Henry R Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and Director of Civil War Era Studies Allen C Guelzo, Director of the Civil War Era Studies Program Allen C Guelzo - History - 2004 - 332 pages
...as President. To abandon the Proclamation, he told Congress in his annual message in December 1863, "would be not only to relinquish a lever of power, but would also be a cruel and an astounding breach of faith. I may add at this point, that while I remain in my present position...
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Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, as Originally Reported in ...

Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College Harold Holzer - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 413 pages
...of the rebellion. To give them their fullest effect there had to be a pledge for their maintenance. In my judgment they have aided and will further aid...astounding breach of faith. I may add, at this point, while I remain in my present position, I shall not attempt to retract or modify the Emancipation Proclamation,...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 842 pages
...of the rebellion. To give them their fullest effect, there had to be a pledge for their maintenance. In my judgment they have aided, and will further aid,...relinquish a lever of power, but would also be a cruel and an astounding breach of faith. I may add at this point that, while I remain in my present position,...
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Father Abraham: Lincoln's Relentless Struggle to End Slavery

Richard Striner - History - 2006 - 320 pages
...rebellion. To give them their fullest effect, there had to be a pledge for their maintenance. . . . To now abandon them would be not only to relinquish...would also be a cruel and astounding breach of faith. . . ." He continued: "I may add at this point, that while I remain in my present position I shall not...
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The Radical and the Republican: Frederick Douglass, Abraham Lincoln, and the ...

James Oakes - History - 2007 - 328 pages
...Proclamation. They "have aided, and will further aid," in the restoration of the Union, Lincoln said. "To now abandon them would be not only to relinquish a lever of power, but would also be a cruel and an astounding breach of faith." It was for this reason — to ensure the freedom of emancipated blacks...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1863
...of the rebellion. To give them their fullest effect, there had to be a pledge for their maintenance. In my judgment they have aided, and will further aid,...relinquish a lever of power, but would, also be a cruel and an astounding breach of faith. I may add at this point, that while 1 remain in my present position...
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