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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 LINCOLN MEMORIAL:

JOHN GILMARY SHEA LL.D., - 1865
...indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists.7 I believe 1 have no lawful right to do so; and I have no inclination to do so. Those who nominated and elected rne, did so with the full knowledge that I had made this, and made many similar declarations, and had...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Presidents - 1865 - 842 pages
...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...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 American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1865 - 37 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. Those who nominated aud elected me, did so with the full knowledge that I had made this, and many similar declarations,...
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“The” American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1865
...institution of Slavery in tho States where it exists." I believe I have no lawful right to do so ; and 1 have no inclination to do so. Those who nominated and elected me, did so with the full knowledge that I had made this, and many similar declarations, and had never recanted them....
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History of the Great Rebellion, from Its Commencement to Its Close ..., Volume 1

Thomas Prentice Kettell - United States - 1865 - 778 pages
...indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the State/ where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so." He explicitly recognized the obligation of enforcing the provision for the delivery of fugitive slaves....
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The Portrait Gallery of the War, Civil, Military, and Naval: A Biographical ...

Frank Moore - United States - 1865 - 353 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 I consider that, in view of the constitution, the Union is unbroken, and to the extent of my ability...
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The Portrait Gallery of the War, Civil, Military, and Naval: A Biographical ...

Frank Moore - United States - 1865 - 353 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. .... I consider that, in view of the constitution, the Union is unbroken, and to the extent of my ability...
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Pictorial History of the Civil War in the United States of America, Volume 1

Benson John Lossing - United States - 1866 - 610 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...nominated and elected me, did so with full knowledge that 1 had made this and similar declarations, and had never recanted them. And, more than this, they placed...
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The History of Abraham Lincoln, and the Overthrow of Slavery

Isaac N. Arnold - Dummies (Bookselling) - 1866 - 720 pages
...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...so." Those who nominated and elected me, did so with a full knowledge that I had made this and many similar declarations, and have never recanted them....
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Key-notes of American Liberty: Comprising the Most Important Speeches ...

Slavery - 1866 - 273 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 the full knowledge that I had made this, and made many similar declarations, and had never recanted...
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