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" And I further declare and make known that such persons of suitable condition will be received into the armed service of the United States, to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. And upon... "
The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents, Narratives ... - Page 204
edited by - 1863
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Student's Guide to Landmark Congressional Laws on Civil Rights

Marcus D. Pohlmann, Linda Vallar Whisenhunt - Law - 2002 - 284 pages
...positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted...of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God. NOTES 1. Quoted in Robert Divine, America: Past and Present (New York: Longman, 1999), p. 431. 2. Quoted...
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Abraham Lincoln and a New Birth of Freedom: The Union and Slavery in the ...

Howard Jones - History - 2002 - 236 pages
...detractors in curiously ignoring the universal power that pulsated in its closing words: "Upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted...judgment of mankind, and the gracious favor of Almighty God."7 In a strange twist of events, Marx's chastisement of Lincoln for presenting such a sterile and...
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Tempered Strength: Studies in the Nature and Scope of Prudential Leadership

Ethan M. Fishman - Political Science - 2002 - 225 pages
...success of the first. The final version of the Emancipation Proclamation conveys this dual intent: It is "sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution, upon military necessity."37 Lincoln's scrupulous attention to legal detail should not obscure the moral intention...
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Abraham Lincoln and a Nation Worth Fighting for

History - 2003 - 240 pages
...Independence — except for the final paragraph, adapted from Chase, which read, "And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted...of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God." Reaction at home and abroad was generally favorable, except from the Democrats. Secretary of War Stanton,...
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One Lord, Many Ministries

Gregory S. Faust - Religion - 2003 - 192 pages
...within any State .............. shall be then, thenceforward, and forever free; And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act ..... of justice,,...of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God." But hey!! Shouldn't we believe in survival of the fittest? In any case! Not only did this guy Lincoln...
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Equal Protection: Rights and Liberties Under the Law

Francis Graham Lee - Law - 2003 - 383 pages
...naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons. And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted...of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God. THE "FREEDOM AMENDMENTS" (1865, 1868, 1870) Democratic opponents of Republican President Abraham Lincoln,...
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Black Union Soldiers in the Civil War

Hondon B. Hargrove - History - 2003 - 270 pages
...positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted by the Constitution upon military necessity, 1 invoke the considerate judgment of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God. Appendix B Army...
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Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President

Allen C. Guelzo - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 528 pages
...the United States." And at the prompting of Salmon Chase, Lincoln added at the end an invocation of "the considerate judgment of mankind, and the gracious favor of Almighty God." After a lengthy morning public reception and three hours in formal hand-shaking with the diplomatic...
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The Chase Court : Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

Jonathan Lurie, Salmon Portland Chase - History - 2004 - 247 pages
...positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. And upon this act, sincerely believed to be an act of justice, warranted...of mankind and the gracious favor of Almighty God. Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction, Abraham Lincoln (1863) Whereas, in and by the Constitution...
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Freethinkers: A History of American Secularism

Susan Jacoby - History - 2004 - 417 pages
...Originally, the president had planned to end the historic decree freeing the slaves with the sentence "And upon this, sincerely believed to be an act of...military necessity, I invoke the considerate judgment of mankind."3 Supposedly acting on Chase's recommendation, Lincoln added "and the gracious favor of Almighty...
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