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" ... that all persons held as slaves within said designated states and parts of states are and henceforward shall be free and that the executive government of the united states including the military and naval authorities thereof will recognize and maintain... "
THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL: - Page 44
by JOHN GILMARY SHEA LL.D., - 1865
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Slavery in America: A Primary Source History of the Intolerable Practice of ...

Tonya Buell - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 64 pages
...that the slaves would go free peacefully and not rise up against their former masters, so he added, "And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to...allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages." In order to accept former slaves into the military so that they could help fight the Civil War, Lincoln...
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The Rebellious Slave: Nat Turner in American Memory

Scot French - History - 2004 - 379 pages
...clearly agonized over the prospect of inciting rebellion. In a draft of the proclamation, he wrote: "I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be...when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages."124 While Northern critics questioned the constitutionality and practicality of the proclamation,...
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Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America

Allen C. Guelzo, Henry R Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and Director of Civil War Era Studies Allen C Guelzo, Director of the Civil War Era Studies Program Allen C Guelzo - History - 2004 - 332 pages
...authorities would simply recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons. The Proclamation would then enjoin upon the people so declared to be free to abstain...allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages.^ Otherwise, the final draft simply executed the threat contained in the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation....
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Into the Land of Freedom: African Americans in Reconstruction

Meg Greene - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 112 pages
...henceforward shall be free; and that the Executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain...to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defense; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable...
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The American Civil War

Cole Christian Kingseed - History - 2004 - 185 pages
...henceforward shall be free; and that the Executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain...to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defense; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable...
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The Rise of Aggressive Abolitionism: Addresses to the Slaves

Stanley Harrold - Political Science
...their indecisiveness concerning black violence in behalf of freedom. On the one hand, Lincoln writes, "I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be...to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defense." On the other, he announces that enslaved men "of suitable conditions, will be received...
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Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America

Allen C. Guelzo, Henry R Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and Director of Civil War Era Studies Allen C Guelzo, Director of the Civil War Era Studies Program Allen C Guelzo - History - 2004 - 332 pages
...forever shall be free; and that the Executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons and will do no act, or acts to repress said persons, or any of them, in any suitable efforts they may make...
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The Civil War: Primary Documents on Events from 1860 to 1865

Ford Risley - History - 2004 - 320 pages
...will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons. The President enjoins upon die people thus declared to be free, to abstain from all violence unless in necessary self-defence. He recommends to them, in all cases when allowed, to labor faithfully for wages; and announces that...
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Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America

Allen C. Guelzo - History - 2005 - 377 pages
...authorities would simply recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons. The Proclamation would then enjoin upon the people so declared to be free to abstain...when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages?5 Otherwise, the final draft simply executed the threat contained in the preliminary Emancipation...
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The Abolitionist Movement

Claudine L. Ferrell - History - 2006 - 210 pages
...henceforward shall be free; and that the executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain...to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defense; and I recommend to them that in all cases when allowed they labor faithfully for reasonable...
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