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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 Theory of Our National Existence: As Shown by the Action of ..., Volume 959

John Codman Hurd - Constitutional law - 1881 - 550 pages
...Congress with the proclamation of amnesty, both dated Dec. 8, 1863. The proclamation recites, — " Whereas, in and by the Constitution of the United...President ' shall have power to grant reprieves and pardons for offences against the United States, except in eases of impeachment;' and whereas a rebellion...
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The National Hand-book of American Progress: A Ready Reference Manual of ...

Erastus Otis Haven - United States - 1882 - 560 pages
...PBESIDENT LINCOLN'S PBOGT.AMATION OF AMNESTY, lOOOMPAHTINO THK I'BKBIDKNx's MES8AOB, DECEMBEK 8, 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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Annual Reports of the Secretary of War, Volume 1

United States. War Department - 1883
...deriving authority to convene a general court-martial immediately or mediately from Her Majesty. By the Constitution of the United States it is provided that " the President shall be Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States." (Article 2, section 2.) By the same...
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Message from the President of the United States to the two houses of ...

1883
...deriving authority to convene a general conrt-martial Immediately or mediately from Her Majesty. By the Constitution of the United States it is provided that " the President shall be Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States." (Article 2, section 2.) By the same...
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Annual Report of the Secretary of War, Volume 1

United States. War Department - 1883
...deriving authority to convene a general court-martial immediately or mediately from Her Majesty. By the Constitution of the United States it is provided that " the President shall be Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States." (Article 2, section 2.) By the same...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 2

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1884
...deriving authority to convene a general conrt-martial immediately or mediately from Her Majesty. By the Constitution of the United States it is provided that " the President shall be Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States." (Article 2, section 2.) By the same...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 17

John Robert Irelan - Presidents - 1888
...Administration toward the insurgents, however worthless they were otherwise : — PROCLAMATION OF AMNESTY. 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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Abraham Lincoln's Pen and Voice: Being a Complete Compilation of His Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - Presidents - 1890 - 423 pages
...disenthralled, regenerated, enlarged and perpetuated. A. LINCOLN. PROCLAMATION OF AMNESTY. December 8, 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 n. long time been subverted, and many persons have committed...
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Abraham Lincoln: Complete Works, Comprising His Speeches, Letters ..., Volume 2

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1894
...PROCLAMATION OF AMNESTY AND RECONSTRUCTION. BY THE PRESIDENT OP THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA: A Proclamation. 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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Official Opinions of the Attorneys General of the United States ..., Volume 20

United States. Department of Justice - Administrative law - 1895
...authority, but that he distinctly asserted the contrary. The two recitals on this subject are as follows: "Whereas, in and by the Constitution of the United...except in cases of impeachment and * * * "Whereas * * * laws have been enacted by Congress * * * declaring that the President was thereby authorized...
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