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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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Act of Justice: Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the Law of War

Burrus Carnahan - History - 2007 - 212 pages
...units of the provisional Confederate army were described as "combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, or by the powers vested in the [US] Marshals by law." Once these rebellious combinations had been suppressed, the president stated,...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 463 pages
...would stand by the Government, the President. The Cabinet met. A proclamation was framed. It named the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and Texas as having "combinations too powerful to be suppressed" by ordinary procedure of government. "Now therefore,...
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No Guarantee Of A Gun: How and Why the Second Amendment Means Exactly What ...

John Massaro - Education - 2008 - 704 pages
...opposed, or the execution thereof obstructed, in any state, by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, or by the powers vested in the marshals by this act, it shall be lawful for the President of the United States, to call forth the militia of such...
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