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" ... a specious and fantastic arrangement of words, by which a man can prove a horse-chestnut to be a chestnut horse. I will say here, while upon this subject, that I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery... "
Great Debates in American History: State rights (1798-1861); slavery (1858-1861) - Page 128
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The Political History of the United States of America During the Great Rebellion

Edward McPherson - United States - 1865 - 653 pages
...now addresses you. I do bat quote from one of those speeches when I declare that " I have no purpose, mod prohibitions in the Constitution, that controversies never hare no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so." Those who nominated and elected...
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The Lincoln Memorial: A Record of the Life, Assassination, and Obsequies of ...

John Gilmary Shea - Electronic book - 1865 - 306 pages
...now addresses you. I do but quote from one of those speeches when I declare that ' I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution...slavery in the States where it exists.' I believe 1 have no lawful right to do so; and I have no inclination to do so. Those who nominated and elected...
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Eight Years in Congress, from 1857 to 1865: Memoir and Speeches

Samuel Sullivan Cox - History - 1865 - 486 pages
...the spirit of the President's Inaugural of March 4, 1861, when he declared that he had no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists ; " I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so." It was in this spirit that on the...
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“The” American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1865 - 704 pages
...that " I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of Slavery in tho States where it exists." I believe I have no lawful right to do so ; and 1 have no inclination to do so. Those who nominated and elected me, did so with the full knowledge...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1866 - 788 pages
...to add to them, and, quoting from a former speech, announced to the country : " I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution...exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and / have no inclination to do so." This assurance was again repeated after the commencement of hostilities,...
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The Origin of the Late War: Traced from the Beginning of the Constitution to ...

George Lunt - United States - 1866 - 662 pages
...President and of Congress. The late President said, in his Inaugural Address: " I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution...exists. • I believe I have no lawful right to do BO ; and I have no inclination to do so." Immediately after the battle of Bull Run (July 23d, 1861),...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 750 pages
...of said State." Abraham Lincoln, in his Inaugural Address, March 4, 1861, says: " I have no purpose directly or indirectly to interfere with the institution...States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful riyhl to do so, and I have no inclination to do so." President Lincoln again says in his Inaugural...
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The Great Rebellion: Its Secret History, Rise, Progress, and Disastrous Failure

John Minor Botts - Secession - 1866 - 426 pages
...now addresses you. I do but quete from one of these spceches when I deelaro that I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution...slavery in the states where it exists. I believe I haro no lawful right to do so, and I have no inelination to do so. These \vlio nominated and elected...
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Democracy in the United States: What it Has Done, what it is Doing, and what ...

Ransom Hooker Gillet - United States - 1868 - 488 pages
...now addresses you. I do but quote from one of those speeches when I declare that ' I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution...exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and have no inclination to do so.' Those who nominated and elected me did so with a full knowledge that...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1868 - 804 pages
...to add to them, and, quoting from a former speech, announced to the country : " I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution...where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right tc do so, and / have no inclination to do so." This assurance was again repeated after the commencement...
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