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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 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 exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so." President Lincoln again says in his Inaugural Address of March 4th, 1861 : "I understand a proposed...
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The Origin of the Late War: Traced from the Beginning of the Constitution to ...

George Lunt - United States - 1866 - 491 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." Immediately after the battle of Bull Run (July 23d, 1861), Congress resolved, by nearly a unanimous...
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THE LOST CAUSE

EDWARD A. POLLARD - 1866
...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" This assurance was again repeated after the commencement of hostilities, as if there was the most anxious...
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The American Crisis: Or, Pages from the Note-book of a State Agent During ...

John Lewis Peyton - Confederate States of America - 1867
...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...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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Lives of the Presidents of the United States of America from Washington to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Presidents - 1867 - 480 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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Lives of the Presidents of the United States of America from Washington to ...

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - Presidents - 1867 - 480 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 Origin of the Late War: Traced from the Beginning of the Constitution to ...

George Lunt - United States - 1867 - 491 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." Immediately after the battle of Bull Run (July 23d, 1861), Congress resolved, by nearly a unanimous...
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The Lost Cause: A New Southern History of the War of the Confederates ...

Edward Alfred Pollard - Confederate States of America - 1867 - 752 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." This assurance was again repeated after the commencement of hostilities, as if there was the most anxious...
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Proceedings ... Annual Reunion, Volume 2

Twenty-third Army Corps Association - 1867
...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. And, more than this, they placed in the platform, for my acceptance, and as a law to themselves and...
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The National Handbook of Facts and Figures: Historical, Statistical ...

United States - 1868 - 407 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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