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" That on the first day of January, in the year of "our Lord one thousand eight hundred and sixty"three, 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,... "
A Library of American Literature... - Page 478
by Stedman, Edmund C. and Hutchinson Ellen M. - 1888
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Abraham Lincoln: The Gettysburg Speech A

Carl Schurz, James Russell Lowell, Ralph Waldo Emerson - History - 2005 - 196 pages
...the first day of January following ** all persons held as slates within any State, or any designated part of a State, the people whereof shall then be...rebellion against the United States, shall be then, tkeneeforumrd and forever free." The announcement drew forth only bitter response from the Confederacy,...
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The Teacher's Calendar School Year 2006-2007

Editors of Chase's - Reference - 2006 - 304 pages
...seceded from the Union.) "That on ... [Jan 1, 1863] ... all persons held as slaves within any state or designated part of a state, the people whereof...States, shall be then, thenceforward, and forever, free. . . ." For more info go to Ben's Guide to US Government for Kids: bensguide.gpo.gov. See also: "13th...
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Victory in War: Foundations of Modern Military Policy

William C. Martel - Law - 2006
...of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State, the people whereof...States shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free; . . . ." 44. See Richard Taylor, Destruction and Reconstruction: Personal Experiences of the Late War,...
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The Emancipation Proclamation: Three Views

Harold Holzer, Edna G. Medford, Frank J. Williams - History - 2006 - 272 pages
...Finally, the document declared that on January 1, 1863, "all persons held as slaves within any state, or designated part of a state the people whereof shall...States shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free." Lincoln pledged the assistance of the military in maintaining the freedom of the liberated and forbade...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 842 pages
...thousand eight hundred and sixtythree, all persons held as slaves within any State, or any designated part of a State, the people whereof shall then be...BE THEN, THENCEFORWARD AND FOREVER, FREE ; and the military and naval authority thereof will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons, and will...
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Inhuman Bondage: The Rise and Fall of Slavery in the New World

David Brion Davis - Social Science - 2006 - 464 pages
...liberation. Lincoln first affirmed that on January i, 1863, "all persons held as slaves within any state, or designated part of a state, the people whereof...States shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free." But then, in the revolutionary heart of the message, Lincoln ordered "the military and naval authority"...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...of our Lord, one thousand eight hundred and sixtythree, all persons held as slaves within any state, ux Arts" 1. 1 (1940) 29 Even the dreadful martyrdom must run its course Anyhow in a corner, Preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, 22 Sept. 1862 35 I have just read your dispatch about sore tongued...
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In Search of the Promised Land: A Slave Family in the Old South

John Hope Franklin, Loren Schweninger - Social Science - 2005 - 304 pages
...Emancipation Proclamation, which stated that on January 1, 1863, "all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State the people whereof shall...United States shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free."22 It also called for the enlistment of black troops to fight for the Union. The order thus freed...
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Horace Greeley: Champion of American Freedom

Robert C. Williams - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 413 pages
...emancipation took effect. On January 1, 1863, Lincoln proclaimed, "all persons held as slaves within any State or designated part of a State, the people whereof...rebellion against the United States, shall be then, thenceforth and forever free." In other words, immediate emancipation applied only to the states of...
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We Hold These Truths

Randall Norman Desoto - Religion - 2007 - 262 pages
...our Lord one-thousand eight hundred and sixty-three, all per sons held as slaves within any State, or designated part of a State, the people whereof...shall be then, thence-forward, and FOREVER FREE.... By the President, si Abraham Lincoln.21 A month after Lincoln's issuing the Emancipation Proclamation,...
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