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" If I decide this case in favor of my own government, I must disavow its most cherished principles, and reverse and forever abandon its essential policy. The country caunot afford the sacrifice. If I maintain those principles, and adhere to that policy,... "
Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and Executive ... - Page 12
by United States. Congress. Senate - 1862
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The Life of William H. Seward, Volume 2

Frederic Bancroft - 1900
...most cherished principles, and reverse and forever abandon its essential policy. The country cannot afford the sacrifice. If I maintain those principles,...be seen, therefore, that this government could not de*ft>the justice of the claim presented to us in this respect upon its merits. (We are asked to do...
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Abraham Lincoln: With Twenty-four Illustrations

William Eleroy Curtis - 1902 - 397 pages
...most cherished principles, and reverse and forever abandon its essential policy. The country cannot afford the sacrifice. If I maintain those principles...to that policy, I must surrender the case itself. . . . The four persons in question are now held in military custody at Fort Warren, in the State of...
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A Political History of Slavery: Being an Account of the Slavery ..., Volume 2

William Henry Smith - Slavery - 1903
...most cherished principles, and reverse and forever abandon its essential policy. The country cannot afford the sacrifice. If I maintain those principles...not deny the justice of the claim presented to us, upon its merits. We are asked to do to the British nation just what we have always insisted all nations...
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A Digest of International Law: As Embodied in Diplomatic Discussions ...

John Bassett Moore - International law - 1906
...most cherished principles, and reverse and forever abandon its essential policy. The country can not afford the sacrifice. If I maintain those principles...presented to us in this respect upon its merits." Mr. Seward, See. of State, to Lord Lyons, British min., Dec. 26, 1861, MS. Notes to British Leg. IX....
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Modes of redress; war; maritime war; prize courts; contraband; blockade ...

John Bassett Moore - International law - 1906
...most cherished principles, and reverse and forever abandon its essential policy. The country can not afford the sacrifice. If I maintain those principles...presented to us in this respect upon its merits." Mr. Seward, Sec. of State, to Lord Lyons, British mln., Dec. 26, 1861, MS. Notes to British Leg. IX....
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1906
...most cherished principles, and reverse and forever abandon its essential policy. The country can not afford the sacrifice. If I maintain those principles...presented to us in this respect upon its merits." Mr. Heward, Sec, of State, to Lord Lyons, British min., Dec. 26, 186l, MS. Notes to British Leg. IX....
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A Digest of International Law: As Embodied in Diplomatic Discussions ...

John Bassett Moore - International law - 1906
...and reverse and forever abandon i'c essential policy. The country can not afford the sacrifice. If ' maintain those principles and adhere to that policy...will be seen, therefore, that this Government could deny the justice of the claim presented to us in this respect upon merits." Mr. Seward, Sec. of State,...
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Modes of redress; war; maritime war; prize courts; contraband; blockade ...

John Bassett Moore - International law - 1906
...this (iovcrniucnt could not deny the justice of the claim presented to u^ in thi- n^jx-ct u|>oii il- merits. We are asked to do to the British nation just what we hav« always insisted all nations ought to do to us." AVhen a vessel is captured, the rule is to bring...
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Retrospections of an Active Life: 1817-1863

John Bigelow - France - 1909
...most cherished principles and reverse and forever abandon its essential policy. The country cannot afford the sacrifice. If I maintain those principles...could not deny the justice of the claim presented us in this respect upon its merits. We are asked to do to the British nation just what we have always...
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Retrospections of an Active Life: 1817-1863

John Bigelow - France - 1909
...most cherished principles and reverse and forever abandon its essential policy. The country cannot afford the sacrifice. If I maintain those principles...could not deny the justice of the claim presented us in this respect upon its merits. We are asked to do to the British nation just what we have always...
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