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" ... all persons held as slaves within any state or designated part of a state the people whereof shall then be in rebellion against the united states shall be then thenceforward and forever free and the executive government of the united states including... "
Abraham Lincoln and His Presidency - Page 118
by Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1903
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Synopsis of the American War

Joshua Rhodes Balme - United States - 1866 - 228 pages
...Government of the United States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognise and maintain the freedom of Such persons, and will...acts to repress such persons, or any of them in any effort they may make for their actual freedom. " That the Executive will, on the first day of January...
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Juneteenth: A Celebration of Freedom

Charles Andrew Taylor - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 32 pages
...then, henceforward, and forever free; and the executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize...persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom. That the Executive will on the 1st day of January aforesaid, by proclamation,...
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Sourcebook and Index: Documents that Shaped the American Nation

Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 342 pages
...then, thenceforward, and forever free; and the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize...persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom. For more information see Chapter 20, Book 6, War. Terrible War. aforesaid: mentioned...
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Student's Guide to Landmark Congressional Laws on Civil Rights

Marcus D. Pohlmann, Linda Vallar Whisenhunt - Political Science - 2002 - 284 pages
...then, thenceforward, and forever free; and the executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize...persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom. . . . And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be free to abstain from...
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The Civil War Generation

Norman K. Risjord - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 371 pages
...the United States," Lincoln had written, "including the military and naval authority thereof . . . will do no act or acts to repress such persons, or any of them in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom." That language sent a shock wave through white Richmond. Thousands of slaves...
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Harriet Tubman: Freedombound

Janet Benge, Geoff Benge - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2002 - 193 pages
...then thenceforward, and forever free; and the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom." Not a sound was heard from...
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Black Union Soldiers in the Civil War

Hondon B. Hargrove - History - 2003 - 270 pages
...then, thenceforward, and forever free; and the executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize...persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom. "That the executive will on the 1st day of January aforesaid, by proclamation,...
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Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives

Michael Beschloss - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 256 pages
...then, thenceforward, and forever free; and the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize...persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom. "That the Executive will, on the first day of January aforesaid, by proclamation,...
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The Underground Railroad: A Primary Source History of the Journey to Freedom

Philip Wolny - History - 2004 - 64 pages
...then, thenceforward, and forever free; and the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize...persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom." Contemporary English Translation On September 22, 1862, the president of the...
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African Americans at War: An Encyclopedia, Volume 1

Jonathan Sutherland - Biography & Autobiography - 2004 - 819 pages
...then, thenceforward, and forever free; and the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authority thereof, will recognize...persons, or any of them, in any efforts they may make for their actual freedom. That the Executive will, on the first day of January aforesaid, by proclamation,...
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