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" I have no purpose directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so ; and I have no inclination to do so. "
The Political History of the United States of America, During the Great ... - Page 103
by Edward McPherson - 1865 - 653 pages
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The History, Civil, Political and Military, of the Southern ..., Volume 2

Orville James Victor - United States - 1861
...indirectly, to interfere with the institution of Slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination...so.' Those who nominated and elected me did so with a full knowledge that I had made this and many similar declarations, and had never recanted them. And,...
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The American Crisis Considered

Charles Lempriere - United States - 1861 - 296 pages
...indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists ; I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination...so.' Those who nominated and elected me did so with a full knowledge that I had made this and many similar declarations, and had never recanted them. And...
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The American Union: Its Effect on National Character and Policy, with an ...

James Spence - Secession - 1861 - 366 pages
...indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists ; I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination...so. Those who nominated and elected me did so with a full knowledge that I had made this, and many similar declarations, and had never recanted them....
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Meliora, Volumes 3-4

Social sciences - 1861
...indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists ; I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so,' said Mr. Lincoln, in a speech delivered before his inauguration ; and ' I now reiterate these sentiments,...
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THE REBELLION IN THE UNITED STATES; OR, THE WAR OF 1861

1862
...indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it now exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination...more than this, they placed in the platform for my acceptance, and as a law to themselves and to me, the clear and emphatic resolution which I now read:...
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The War with the South: A History of the Late Rebellion, with ..., Volume 1

Robert Tomes, Benjamin G. Smith - United States - 1862
...indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists.' I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination...so. Those who nominated and elected me, did so with the full knowledge that I had made this, and made many similar declarations, and had never recanted...
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Annual Register, Volume 103

Edmund Burke - History - 1862
...indirectly, to interfere with the institution of Slavery in the States where it exists.' I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination...so. Those who nominated and elected me, did so with a full knowledge that I had made this, and many similiar declarations, and had never recanted them....
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 111

English literature - 1862
...exists ; I believe I have no lawful right to do so. Those who nominated and elected me did so with a full knowledge that I had made this and many similar...had never recanted them. And more than this, they were placed in the platform for my acceptance, and as a law to themselves and to me, in the clear and...
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All the Year Round, Volume 6

Charles Dickens - English literature - 1862
...indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the states where it exists ; I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so." He expressed in the same speech his willingness that the Fugitive Slave Law, as a provision of the...
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Secularia: Or, Surveys on the Mainstream of History

Samuel Lucas - History - 1862 - 410 pages
...indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists ; I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so." Further on he referred to the Chicago declaration, above quoted, as binding on him and his administration,...
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