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" States, do proclaim, declare, and make known to all persons who have, directly or by implication, participated in the existing rebellion, except as hereinafter excepted, that a full pardon is hereby granted to them and each of them, with restoration of... "
America: The Origin of Her Present Conflict - Page 430
by James William Massie - 1864 - 472 pages
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Abraham Lincoln, a Documentary Portrait Through His Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln, Don Edward Fehrenbacher - History - 1977 - 288 pages
...which plan it is now thought fit to lay before the people for their consideration: Now, therefore, I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, do proclaim, declare, and make known, that, while I am, (as I was in December last, when by proclamation I propounded a plan for restoration)...
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Freedom

Ira Berlin - African Americans - 1990 - 937 pages
...issued on December 8, 1863, which offered "full pardon" - including restoration of all property rights "except as to slaves, and in property cases where...the rights of third parties shall have intervened"- to most persons who had engaged in the rebellion, once they had taken an oath of allegiance to the...
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Reconstruction After the Civil War: Second Edition

John Hope Franklin - History - 1994 - 265 pages
...indirectly, participated in tile existing rebellion, except as hereinafter e.xeepted. amnesty and pardon, with restoration of all rights of property, except as to slaves, and except in cases here legal proceedings, under the lw of the Uniteil States providing tor the...
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America's Nine Greatest Presidents

Frank P. King - Political Science - 1997 - 228 pages
...his "Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction" of December 8, 1864, he granted "a full pardon ... to all persons who have, directly or by implication, participated in the existing rebellion" with the restitution of their property, except for slaves. They only had to swear allegiance to the...
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The Papers of Andrew Johnson, Volume 13

Andrew Johnson, Paul H. Bergeron - Biography & Autobiography - 1967 - 768 pages
...indirectly, participated in the then existing rebellion, except as therein excepted, amnesty and pardon, with restoration of all rights of property, except as to slaves, and except in certain cases where legal proceedings had been instituted, but upon condition that such persons...
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Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have ...

Jim F. Watts, Fred L. Israel, Thomas J. McInerney - History - 2000 - 396 pages
...respective States: Therefore, I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, do proclaim, ... to all persons who have, directly or by implication,...property, except as to slaves and in property cases where rights of third panies shall have intervened, and upon the condition that every such person shall take...
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The Impeachment of Andrew Johnson

Chester G. Hearn - History - 2000 - 259 pages
...indirectly, participated in the existing rebellion, except as hereinafter excepted, amnesty and pardon, with restoration of all rights of property, except as to slaves and except in cases where legal proceedings under the laws of the United States providing for the confiscation...
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A Great Civil War: A Military and Political History, 1861-1865

Russell Frank Weigley - History - 2000 - 612 pages
...owners of property valued at $20,000 (who might make individual applications for pardon and amnesty), "with restoration of all rights of property, except as to slaves, and except in cases where legal proceedings under the laws of the United States providing for the confiscation...
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The Papers of Andrew Johnson, Volume 8

Andrew Johnson - Biography & Autobiography - 1967 - 762 pages
...indirectly, participated in the existing rebellion, except as hereinafter excepted, amnesty and pardon, with restoration of all rights of property, except as to slaves, and except in cases where legal proceedings, under the laws of the United States providing for the confiscation...
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The Battle of Gettysburg

Franklin Aretas Haskell - History - 2002 - 124 pages
...States, and to reinaugurate loyal State governments within and for their respective states: Therefore I, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United States, do...property, except as to slaves, and in property cases where rights of third parties shall have intervened, and upon the condition that every such person shall...
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