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" And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind, and the gracious favor of Aimighty God. "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 401
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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The Church and the Rebellion Against the Government of the United States ...

Robert Livingston Stanton - History - 1864 - 580 pages
...unless in necessary self-defence," and exhorts them to "labor faithfully for reasonable wages;" declares that " such persons of suitable condition will be...received into the armed service of the United States;" and concludes thus: " And upon this, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution,...
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The Church and the Rebellion: A Consideration of the Rebellion Against the ...

Robert Livingston Stanton, Robert Lodowick Stanton - Slavery - 1864 - 592 pages
...unless in necessary self-defence," and exhorts them to "labor faithfully for reasonable wages;" declares that " such persons of suitable condition will be...received into the armed service of the United States ;" and concludes thus : " And upon this, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the...
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The Character and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln, President of the ...

William M. Thayer - Campaign literature, 1864 - 1864 - 75 pages
...issued after the most careful and anxious. reflection, and concludes with these solemn words : — " ' And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution and military necessity, I invoke the conniilcrate judgment of mankind, and the gracious favor of AlGod.'...
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Union and Anti-slavery Speeches

Charles Daniel Drake - Missouri - 1864 - 446 pages
...recognize and MAINTAIN the freedom of said persons." Upon this act, which the President declares is " sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution — upon military necessity — he invokes 18 the considerate judgment of mankind, and the gracious favor of Almighty God." My...
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The Future: A Political Essay

Montgomery Hunt Throop - United States - 1864 - 334 pages
...of the nation, exhorts the freed negroes " to labor faithfully for reasonable wages," and finally, " upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted 5 . by the Constitution upon military necessity," the President invokes "the considerate judgment of...
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General orders ... 1861,1862 & 1863, adapted for the use of the ..., Volume 2

United States dept. of war - 1864
...negro slaves; and 'He has seen fit, by his recent proclamation, to say that all colored persons of good condition will be received into the armed service of the United States, thus making the negro my equal.' All of which is to the prejudice of good order and military discipline....
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Life and Administration of Abraham Lincoln

George Washington Bacon - 1865
...recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labour faithfully for reasonable wages. " And I further declare and make known that such persons,...the considerate judgment of mankind and the gracious favour of Almighty God. " In witness whereof, I have hereunto set my hand, and caused the seal of the...
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A History of the Ninety-fifth Regiment, Illinois Infantry Volunteers: From ...

Wales W. Wood - Illinois - 1865 - 4788 pages
...military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons. And I further declare and make known, that such persons,...upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of j ustice, warranted by the Constitution upon military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment...
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The Military and Naval History of the Rebellion in the United States. With ...

William Jewett Tenney - United States - 1865 - 843 pages
...recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And I further declare and make known that such persons,...of all sorts in said service. ' And upon this act, sincerelv believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution upon military necessity,...
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National Jewels: Washington, Lincoln, and the Fathers of the Revolution

Andrew Manship - 1865 - 123 pages
...recommend to them, that in all cases, when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And I further declare and make known that such persons of...vessels of all sorts in said service. And upon this, sincerely 'believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity,...
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