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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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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 842 pages
...ana to collect the duties and imports ; but beyond what is necessary for theso objects there will bo no invasion, no 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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The Politically Incorrect Guide to The South: (And Why It Will Rise Again)

Clint Johnson - History - 2007 - 288 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...using of force against or among the people anywhere." The "property" to which Lincoln referred were federal forts like Fort Sumter, which were the primary...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 463 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...these objects, there will be no invasion — no using offoree against, or among the people anywhere . . . If a minority, in such case, will secede rather...
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