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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 Rise And Fall Of The Confederate Government, Volume 1

Jefferson Davis - History - 2006 - 756 pages
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One Nation, Indivisible?: A Study of Secession and the Constitution

Robert F. Hawes - Political Science - 2006 - 374 pages
...violence; and there shall be none, unless it be forced upon the national authority. The power confided in 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...
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Confederate Military History V10: Louisiana and Arkansas

Clement A. Evans - 2006 - 764 pages
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The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln as Reflected in His Briefer Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2006 - 265 pages
...domestic or foreign." At the beginning of that month, in the inaugural, I said: "The power confided in me will be used to hold, occupy, and possess the property and places belonging to the government, and to collect the duties and imposts." This had your distinct approval at the time; and, taken in connection...
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History Of The Rise And Fall Of The Slave Power In America, Volume 3

Henry Wilson - Slavery - 2006 - 800 pages
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The Cyclopaedia of American Biography: Comprising the Men and ..., Volume 5

John Howard Brown - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 700 pages
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The Rebellion Record V12: A Diary Of American Events With Documents ...

Frank Moore - 2006 - 812 pages
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The Life of Abraham Lincoln

John Bowers - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 68 pages
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Father Abraham: Lincoln's Relentless Struggle to End Slavery

Richard Striner - History - 2006 - 320 pages
...defended. But Fort Sumter was in peril. Lincoln, in the course of his inaugural address, had made a promise to "hold, occupy, and possess the property, and places belonging to the government. . . ,"97 So what was to be done about Sumter? Lincoln asked for the advice of his top-ranking military...
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