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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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Democracy in the United States: What it Has Done, what it is Doing, and what ...

Ransom Hooker Gillet - United States - 1868 - 414 pages
...institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and have no inclination to do so.' Those who nominated and elected me did so with a full knowledge that I have made this, and many similar declarations, and have never recanted them....
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Chaim Perelman

Alan G. Gross, Ray D. Dearin - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 166 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...similar declarations, and had never recanted them. In your hands, my dissatisf1ed fellow countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil...
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A. Lincoln, Esquire: A Shrewd, Sophisticated Lawyer in His Time

Allen D. Spiegel - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 372 pages
...directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so... Why should there not be a patient confidence in the ultimate justice of the people? ...that truth and...
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Press Bias and Politics: How the Media Frame Controversial Issues

Jim A. Kuypers - Political Science - 2002 - 302 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 Abraham Lincoln brutally violated almost every article and amendment to the US Constitution,...
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Selected Letters of Lucretia Coffin Mott

Lucretia Mott, Holly Byers Ochoa, Carol Faulkner - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 580 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." The Liberatorhad scorned the president's attempts to appease the Confederate states: "The breach is...
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Africans in the Americas Our Journey Throughout the World: The Long African ...

Sabas Whittaker, M.F.A. - History - 2003 - 368 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...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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My Fellow Americans: The Most Important Speeches of America's Presidents ...

Political oratory - 2003 - 337 pages
...indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. 1 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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What Makes America Great?: Land of Freedom, Honor, Justice, and Opportunity

Lon Cantor - History - 2003 - 244 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. It follows from these views that no State, upon its own mere motion, can lawfully get out of the Union;...
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Harriet Tubman: The Life and the Life Stories

Jean M. Humez - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 488 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" (Sewell, 1988, 161). Lincoln was still unprepared to issue an Emancipation Proclamation, and though...
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The Rough Guide History of the USA

Greg Ward - History - 2004 - 418 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.' The two sides that squared up to fight the Civil War were clearly demarcated by slavery. Slaves constituted...
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