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" Whereas, in and by the Constitution of the United States, it is provided that the President "shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offences against the United States, except in cases of impeachment... "
The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with Biographical ... - Page 284
by Robert Tomes - 1862
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The Theory of Our National Existence: As Shown by the Action of ..., Volume 959

John Codman Hurd - Constitutional law - 1881 - 550 pages
...Congress with the proclamation of amnesty, both dated Dec. 8, 1863. The proclamation recites, — " Whereas, in and by the Constitution of the United...President ' shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offences against the United States, except in eases of impeachment;' and whereas a rebellion...
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Annual Reports of the Secretary of War, Volume 1

United States. War Department - 1883
...deriving authority to convene a general court-martial immediately or mediately from Her Majesty. By the Constitution of the United States it is provided that " the President shall be Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States." (Article 2, section 2.) By the same...
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Message from the President of the United States to the two houses of ...

1883
...deriving authority to convene a general conrt-martial Immediately or mediately from Her Majesty. By the Constitution of the United States it is provided that " the President shall be Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States." (Article 2, section 2.) By the same...
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Annual Report of the Secretary of War, Volume 1

United States. War Department - 1883
...deriving authority to convene a general court-martial immediately or mediately from Her Majesty. By the Constitution of the United States it is provided that " the President shall be Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States." (Article 2, section 2.) By the same...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 2

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1884
...deriving authority to convene a general conrt-martial immediately or mediately from Her Majesty. By the Constitution of the United States it is provided that " the President shall be Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States." (Article 2, section 2.) By the same...
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Life of Emery A. Storrs: His Wit and Eloquence, as Shown in a Notable ...

Isaac E. Adams - Lawyers - 1886 - 800 pages
...Mr. Lincoln in his amnesty proclamation, December 8, 1863. He there declares that by the rebellion the loyal state governments of several States ' have for a long time been subverted;' that the national authority has been suspended; that we are to reconstruct and re-establish loyal state...
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Abraham Lincoln's Pen and Voice: Being a Complete Compilation of His Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1890 - 423 pages
...disenthralled, regenerated, enlarged and perpetuated. A. LINCOLN. PROCLAMATION OF AMNESTY. December 8, 1863. Whereas, in and by the Constitution of the United...loyal state governments of several states have for n. long time been subverted, and many persons have committed and are now guilty of treason, against...
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Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States ..., Volume 20

United States. Department of Justice - Administrative law - 1895
...authority, but that he distinctly asserted the contrary. The two recitals on this subject are as follows: "Whereas, in and by the Constitution of the United...except in cases of impeachment and * * * "Whereas * * * laws have been enacted by Congress * * * declaring that the President was thereby authorized...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, 1789-1897: 1861-1869

United States. President - Presidents - 1899
...it was accompanied. PROCLAMATIONS. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. A PROCLAMATION. Whereas in and by the Constitution of the United States...United States, except in cases of impeachment; ' ' and \Vhereas a rebellion now exists whereby the loyal State governments of several States have for a long...
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Charles Sumner; His Complete Works: With Introduction by Hon ..., Volume 11

Charles Sumner - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1900
...have lost their original character as States of the Union. Thus in one place the President says that " the loyal State governments of several States have for a long time been subverted" But if subverted, they no longer exist In another place he proposes to " reinaugurate loyal State governments."...
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