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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... "
The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern Rebellion: From ... - Page 7
by Orville James Victor - 1861
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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Volume 16

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1876
...collect the duties and imposts; but, beyond what may be necessary for these objects, there will bo no invasion, no using of force against or among the people anywhere." "The course here indicated will bo followed, unless current events and experience shall show a modification...
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Selections from the Speeches and Writings of Hon. Thomas L. Clingman, of ...

Thomas Lanier Clingman - United States - 1877 - 623 pages
...bloodshed or violence ? He says : " But beyond what may be necessary tor these objects, there will be no invasion, no using of force against or among the people anywhere." What does that mean ? It means that Mr. Lincoln will not use force upon obedient men. He does not do...
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Abraham Lincoln and the Abolition of Slavery in the United States

Charles Godfrey Leland - United States - 1879 - 250 pages
...in conciliation as to declare, that wherever hostility to the United States should be so great and universal as to prevent competent resident citizens from holding the Federal offices, there would be no attempt to force obnoxious strangers among the people for that object. Where the enforcement...
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The "Ulster Guard" (20th N. Y. State Militia) and the War of the Rebellion ...

Theodore Burr Gates - New York (State) - 1879 - 619 pages
...and 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 anywhere." This was the modest programme of the new President, and it did not look very belligerent. To the Secessionists...
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Abraham Lincoln

Charles Godfrey Leland - 1879 - 246 pages
...in conciliation as to declare, that wherever hostility to the United States should be so great and universal as to prevent competent resident citizens from holding the Federal offices, there would be no attempt to force obnoxious strangers among the people for that object. Where the enforcement...
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American Patriotism: Speeches, Letters, and Other Papers which Illustrate ...

Orators - 1880 - 674 pages
...collect the duties and imposts; but beyond what may be but necessary for these objects, there will be no invasion, no using of force against or among...people anywhere. Where hostility to the United States in any interior locality shall be so great and universal as to prevent competent resident citizens...
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The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 1

Jefferson Davis - Confederate States of America - 1881
...to this declaration the following pledge : " Where hostility to the United States shall be so great as to prevent competent resident citizens from holding...Federal offices, there will be no attempt to force obnoxious strangers among the people for that object. While the strict legal right may exist of the...
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Young Folk's History of the War for the Union

John Denison Champlin - United States - 1881 - 593 pages
...collect the duties and imposts; but -jfjj— beyond what may be necessary for these objects there will be no invasion, no using of force against or among the people anywhere." The address was received differently in different parts of the country. In the free States and in some...
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson, George Henry Davis 86 Professor of American History James M McPherson - History - 1988 - 904 pages
...assuring southerners that whenever "in any interior locality" the hostility to the United States was "so great and so universal, as to prevent competent...resident citizens from holding the Federal offices," he would suspend government activities "for the time." 61. Randall, Lincoln the President, I, 288-91;...
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Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era

James M. McPherson - History - 2003 - 952 pages
...assuring southerners that whenever "in any interior locality" the hostility to the United States was "so great and so universal, as to prevent competent...resident citizens from holding the Federal offices," he would suspend government activities "for the time." 61. Randall, Lincoln the President, I, 288-91;...
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