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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... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 278
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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The American Civil War: The War in the East 1861 - May 1863

Gary W. Gallagher - History - 2001 - 95 pages
...intention 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 Confederates occupied Fort Sumter immediately after Robert Anderson's small gamson surrendered. ln...
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Power, the Presidency, and the Preamble: Interpretive Essays on Selected ...

Robert M. Saunders - History - 2002 - 155 pages
...seceded states, but he was still willing to forego certain federal responsibilities. Lincoln pledged that "there will be no invasion — no using of force against, or among the people anywhere." At the same time, he made the case for the Union being perpetual and put the onus for any bloodshed...
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Secession, State, and Liberty

David Gordon - Business & Economics - 344 pages
...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...— no using of force against, or among the people anywhere.9 Whatever one's legal, political, or moral views about President Lincoln or the Civil War,...
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American and Russian Alliance of 1858: The Slave Boy Who Refused to Work

Rebekah Sutherland - Fiction - 2002 - 228 pages
...whatever federal power is necessary to hold our federal property. I will collect the duties and impost, but beyond what may be necessary for these objects, there will be no invasion, no using offorce against or among the people anywhere." His declaration did not fool anyone. A staunch antisecessionist...
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Africans in the Americas Our Journey Throughout the World: The Long African ...

Sabas Whittaker, M.F.A. - History - 2003 - 368 pages
...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...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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In the Presence of Mine Enemies: War in the Heart of America, 1859-1863

Edward L. Ayers - History - 2004 - 472 pages
...Government," by which people knew he meant, most pressingly, Fort Sumter. But he also announced that "there will be no invasion, no using of force against or among the people anywhere. "What did those words mean in practice? No one knew. The maddening wait would continue until something...
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American Constitutional Law: Essays, Cases, and Comparative Notes

Donald P. Kommers, John E. Finn, Gary J. Jacobsohn - Political Science - 2004 - 1095 pages
...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...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 Chase Court : Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

Jonathan Lurie, Salmon Portland Chase - History - 2004 - 247 pages
...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...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 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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A Pictorial History of the Confederacy

John Chandler Griffin - History - 2004 - 228 pages
...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 against, or among the people anywhere." To General Winfield Scott, commander of the US Army,...
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