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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... "
Illustrated Life, Services, Martyrdom, and Funeral of Abraham Lincoln ... - Page 91
edited by - 1865 - 285 pages
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The Most Fearful Ordeal: Original Coverage of the Civil War by Writers and ...

James M. McPherson - History - 2004 - 420 pages
...property and places belonging to the Government, and to collect the duties and imports; but beyond what is necessary for these objects, there will be no invasion,...using of force against or among the people anywhere." By the words "property and places belonging to the Government," I chiefly allude to the military posts...
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States ..., Volume 10

Clement A. Evans - 2004 - 760 pages
...terms, while denying the right of a State to secede, or to plainly avow his intention unqualifiedly to hold, occupy and possess the property and places...belonging to the government, and collect the duties and imports. While regarding these as duties devolving on his office, he said, that "beyond what may be...
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A Pictorial History of the Confederacy

John Chandler Griffin - History - 2004 - 228 pages
...was conciliatory, though he sounded an ominous note at the end when he stated: "The power confided in me, will be used to hold, occupy, and possess the property, and places belonging to the government; but beyond what may be necessary for these objects, there will be no invasion — no using offerce...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates

Edward A. Pollard - History - 2004 - 756 pages
...following significant declaration : " The power confided to me will lie used to hold, occupy, and possets the property and places belonging to the Government, and collect the duties and imposts ; hut, beyond what may be necessary for these objects, there will he no invasion, no using of force...
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The Causes of the Civil War

Dale Anderson - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 48 pages
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Alienable Rights: The Exclusion of African Americans in a White Man's Land ...

Francis D. Adams, Barry Sanders - History - 2004 - 369 pages
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The Language of Liberty: The Political Speeches and Writings of Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2003 - 824 pages
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The Great Tax Wars: Lincoln--Teddy Roosevelt--Wilson How the Income Tax ...

Steven R. Weisman - Business & Economics - 2004 - 432 pages
...firm and majestic. It sounded a note of economic necessity as well as moral principle by promising "to hold, occupy and possess the property, and places belonging to the federal government." More memorably, Lincoln spoke of his optimism that "the mystic chords of memory"...
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Sino-American Relations, Volume 21

China - 1995
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The American Conflict: A History

Horace Greeley - History - 2005 - 672 pages
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