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" Jackson, or its subsequent approval by the American Congress. And yet, let me say that, in my own discretion, I do not know whether I would have ordered the arrest of Mr. Vallandigham. "
The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with Biographical ... - Page 52
by Robert Tomes - 1862
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Abraham Lincoln and a Nation Worth Fighting for

History - 2003 - 240 pages
...Constitution. Lincoln was embarrassed by Burnside's blunder. "In my own discretion," he acknowledged, "I do not know whether I would have ordered the arrest of Mr. Vallandigham," he told a Democratic critic. "All the cabinet regretted the necessity of arresting," he informed Burnside,...
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Perilous Times: Free Speech in Wartime from the Sedition Act of 1798 to the ...

Geoffrey R. Stone, Professor of Law Geoffrey R Stone - History - 2004 - 730 pages
...and Writings at 459-60 (cited in note 45). 128 Id. 129 Id at 460. 130 Lincoln added, in passing, "1 do not know whether I would have ordered the arrest of Mr. Vallandigham," but "the commander in the field is the better judge of the necessity in any particular case." Id at...
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Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, as Originally Reported in ...

Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College Harold Holzer - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 413 pages
...conduct of Gen. JACKSON, or its subsequent approval by the American Congress. And yet, let me say, that in my own discretion, I do not know whether I...necessity in any particular case. Of course, I must practice a general directory and revisory power in the matter. One of the resolutions expresses the...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 842 pages
...conduct of General Jackson, or its subsequent approval by the American Congress. And yet, let me say that, in my own discretion, I do not know whether...have ordered the arrest of Mr. Vallandigham. While I can not shift the responsibility from myself, I hold that, as a general rule, the commander in the...
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Speeches and Writings 1859-1865: Speeches, Letters, and Miscellaneous ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1989 - 787 pages
...that conduct of Gen. Jackson, or its subsequent approval by the American Congress. And yet, let me say that, in my own discretion, I do not know whether...necessity in any particular case. Of course, I must practice a general director)' and revisory power in the matter. One of the resolutions expresses the...
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NATIONAL HISTORY OF THE WAR FOR THE UNION, Cibil, Military and Nabal.

EVERT A. DUYCKINCK - 1861
...President Lincoln added, in conclusion, with his characteristic good temper and moderation, "let me say that, in my own discretion, I do not know whether...necessity in any particular case. Of course, I must practice a general directory and revisory power in the matter. One of the resolutions expresses the...
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The Century: 1889, Volume 38

1889
...remarkable admission in these words : And yet let me say that in my own discretion 1 do not know whether 1 would have ordered the arrest of Mr. Vallandigham....While I cannot shift the responsibility from myself, 1 hold that, as a general rule, the commander in the field is the better judge of the necessity in...
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