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" shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offences against the United States, except in cases of impeachment;" and Whereas a rebellion now exists whereby the loyal State governments of several States have for a long time been subverted, and... "
General Orders - Page 1
by United States. Army. Department of the Gulf (1862-1865). - 1862
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The Code of Federal Regulations of the United States of America

Administrative law - 1957
...the United States by section 2 of Article II of the Constitution of the United States, which provides that "The President • • • shall have power to...United States, except in cases of impeachment," and in the interest of the internal management of the Government, it is ordered as follows: 1. There is...
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Presidential Documents: The Speeches, Proclamations, and Policies that Have ...

Jim F. Watts, Fred L. Israel, Thomas J. McInerney - History - 2000 - 396 pages
...states. And, in his last cabinet meeting (H April 1865), he advised leniency to the defeated South. Whereas in and by the Constitution of the United States it is provided that the President "shallhave power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against the United States, except in cases...
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The Controversial Pardon of International Fugitive Marc Rich: Hearing Before ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform - Campaign funds - 2001 - 1169 pages
...authority, but that he distinctly assertec the contrary. The two recitals on this subject are as fellows: 'Whereas, in and by the Constitution of the United...United States, except in cases of impeachment and * * * 1 Whereas * * * laws have been enacted by Congress • • * declaring that th« President was...
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The Controversial Pardon of International Fugitive Marc Rich: Hearing Before ...

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Reform - Campaign funds - 2001 - 1169 pages
...distinctly assert«c the contrary. The two recitals on this subject are as follows: 'Whereas, in a-- by the Constitution of the United States, it is provided...President shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offenses against che 'Jr::*s States , except in cases of impeachment and * * * 'Whereas...
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The Battle of Gettysburg

Franklin Aretas Haskell - History - 2002 - 124 pages
...each State, in whose hands the restored state government might, as speedily as possible, be placed.] WHEREAS in and by the Constitution of the United States...and Whereas a rebellion now exists whereby the loyal State governments of several States have for a long time been subverted, and many persons have committed...
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War Powers Under the Constitution of the United States

William Whiting - Law - 2002 - 342 pages
...PRESIDENT. THE following Proclamation is appended to the Message: — PROCLAMATION. "Whereas, in and hy the Constitution of the United States, it is provided...whereas, a rebellion now exists whereby the loyal State governments of several States have for a long time been subverted, and many persons have committed,...
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The Chase Court : Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

Jonathan Lurie, Salmon Portland Chase - History - 2004 - 247 pages
...gracious favor of Almighty God. Proclamation of Amnesty and Reconstruction, Abraham Lincoln (1863) Whereas, in and by the Constitution of the United...and Whereas a rebellion now exists whereby the loyal State governments of several States have for a long time been subverted, and many persons have committed...
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Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, as Originally Reported in ...

Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College Harold Holzer - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 413 pages
...ABRAHAM LINCOLN. DECEMBERS, 1863. The following proclamation is appended to the message: PROCLAMATION. Whereas, In and by the Constitution of the United...whereas, a rebellion now exists whereby the loyal State Governments of i95 several States have for a long time been subverted, and many persons have...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 842 pages
...simultaneously with the publication of his annual message, in the celebrated paper following : A PROCLAMATION. WHEREAS, In and by the Constitution of the United...whereas, a rebellion now exists whereby the loyal State Governments of several States have for a long time been subverted, and many persons have committed...
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Reconstruction

Adriane Ruggiero - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2007 - 103 pages
...president, and it offered a full pardon, or amnesty, for former Confederates who took the loyalty oath. WHEREAS, IN AND BY the Constitution of the United...Whereas, a rebellion now exists whereby the loyal state governments of several states have for a long time been subverted, and many persons have committed,...
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