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" Whereas the laws of the United States have been for some time past, and now are opposed, and the execution thereof obstructed, in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, by combinations too powerful... "
Illustrated Life, Services, Martyrdom, and Funeral of Abraham Lincoln ... - Page 97
edited by - 1865 - 285 pages
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The Battle of Gettysburg

Franklin Aretas Haskell - History - 2002 - 124 pages
...power vested in him by the Constitution and the laws, declared that the laws of the United States were opposed and the execution thereof obstructed in the...proceedings or by the powers vested in the marshals of the law; and Whereas by another proclamation made on the 16th day of August, in the same year, in...
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Constitutional Dictatorship: Crisis Government in the Modern Democracies

Clinton Rossiter - Political Science - 1948 - 322 pages
...of the Militia Act of 1795, the government was faced "by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings or by the powers vested in the marshals." It was therefore his plain duty to disperse these combinations. The rebellion was a colossal riot aimed...
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Lincoln's Constitution

Daniel A. Farber, Henry J Fletcher Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research Daniel A Farber - History - 2003 - 240 pages
...lowered at Sumter, Lincoln issued a proclamation calling out the militia. According to the proclamation, "[T]he laws of the United States have been for some...opposed, and the execution thereof obstructed" in the seceding states "by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings,...
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Lincoln's Constitution

Daniel A. Farber - History - 2004 - 256 pages
...the cost." Indeed, he had originally called up the militia in the name of the rule of law, because "the laws of the United States have been for some...are opposed, and the execution thereof obstructed" by "combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings." Yet,...
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Alexander Hamilton and the Growth of the New Nation

John Chester Miller - Biography & Autobiography - 1964 - 659 pages
...President that the laws of the United States were opposed by "combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of Judicial proceedings, or by the powers vested in the Marshal of that district." On August 17, 1794, armed with this authority, the government sent orders...
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The Third Battalion Mississippi Infantry and the 45th Mississippi Regiment ...

David Williamson - History - 2004 - 445 pages
...Beauregard's Confederate force. The next day, President Lincoln declared that insurrection had broken out in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, immediately calling out 75,000 militia from the remaining states. Lincoln's call was accepted by all...
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Waters of Discord: The Union Blockade of Texas During the Civil War

Rodman L. Underwood - History - 2003 - 200 pages
...A Proclamation. Whereas an insurrection against the Government of the United States has broken out in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, and the laws of the United States for the collection of the revenue can not be effectually executed...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates

Edward A. Pollard - History - 2004 - 756 pages
...to his Government. On the very day of the * The following is a full copy of this important paper : " Whereas, the laws of the United States have been for...: now, therefore, I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, in virtue of the power in me vested by the Constitution and the laws, have thought...
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The Most Fearful Ordeal: Original Coverage of the Civil War by Writers and ...

James M. McPherson - History - 2004 - 420 pages
...VOLUNTEERS AND AN EXTRA SESSION OF CONGRESS. BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES. A PROCLAMATION. Whereas; The laws of the United States have been for...— now, therefore, I, ABRAHAM LINCOLN, President of the United States, in virtue of the power in me vested by the Constitution and the laws, have thought...
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Baptism at Bull Run

James P. Reger - History - 2004 - 266 pages
...war against this Confederacy. He terms sovereign states 'combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, or by the powers vested in the marshals by law,' He avows that 'the first service to be assigned to the forces called out' will be not to execute the...
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