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" I, , do solemnly swear, in the presence of Almighty God, that I will henceforth faithfully support, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Union of the states thereunder ; and that I will, in like manner, abide by and faithfully... "
History of the United States: From the Earliest Period to the Administration ... - Page 398
by Jesse Ames Spencer - 1866
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Speeches on Political Questions [1850-1868]

George Washington Julian - Civil rights - 1872 - 472 pages
...resistance to the Government of the United States ; and that I will henceforth faithfully support the Constitution of the United States and the Union of the States thereunder." Sir, of what value would be such an oath ? In exacting it, instead of protecting the rights of loyal...
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Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress ..., Volume 1

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1874
...his property. But on tlie litth of June, 1805, he took an oath that he would thenceforth defend the Constitution of the United States and the union of the States thereunder, and that he would abide by and support all laws and proclamations which had been made witli reference to the...
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THE POLITICAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA DURING THE PERIOD OF ...

EDWARD McPHERSON - 1875
...May, 1865, namely: of Almighty God, that I will henceforth faithfully support/proteet, and defend the Constitution of the United States, and the Union of the States thereunder; and that I will, in like mariner, abide by and faithfully support all laws and proclamations which have been made during the...
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The Papers of Andrew Johnson: 1862-1864

Andrew Johnson, LeRoy P. Graf - Biography & Autobiography - 1983 - 892 pages
...and so far as not repealed, modified or held void by Congress, or by decision of the Supreme Court; and that I will, in like manner, abide by and faithfully support all proclamations of the President made during the existing rebellion having reference to slaves, so long...
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Quintet: A Five-play Cycle Drawn from The Children of Pride

Robert Manson Myers, Robert M. Myers - Drama - 1991 - 236 pages
...in the presence of Almighty God, that I will henceforth faithfully support, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States and the union of...in like manner abide by and faithfully support all laws and proclamations which have been made during the existing rebellion with reference to the emancipation...
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The Color-Blind Constitution

Andrew Kull - Law - 2009 - 314 pages
...the president's message. According to Lincoln's proposal, former rebels would be required to swear to abide by and faithfully support all acts of Congress...Congress, or by decision of the Supreme Court; [and] in like manner, abide by and faithfully support all proclamations of the President made during the...
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Reconstruction After the Civil War: Second Edition

John Hope Franklin, James B Duke Emeritus Professor of History John Hope Franklin - History - 1994 - 265 pages
...faithfully snp|Kirt, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States, and the union of the State* thereunder; and that I will, in like manner, abide by, and faithfully Bup|sirt all laws and proclamations which have been made during the existing rebellion with reference...
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Reconstruction After the Civil War: Second Edition

John Hope Franklin, James B Duke Emeritus Professor of History John Hope Franklin - History - 1994 - 265 pages
...Reconstruction. In it he offered pardon to any former Confederates who would take the oath to support "the Constitution of the United States and the Union of the States thereunder." Exceptions were officers in the Confederate army and navy above the rank of colonel and lieutenant,...
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Valleys of the Shadow: The Memoir of Confederate Captain Reuben G. Clark ...

Reuben Grove Clark - Knoxville (Tenn.) - 1994 - 163 pages
...oath of [allegiance] . . . and now wishes and prays to be allowed to return to this allegiance to the constitution of the United States and the union of the States thereunder. Two formal versions of the petition, one dated September 28, the other undated and in a flourished...
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Black Confederates and Afro-Yankees in Civil War Virginia

Ervin L. Jordan - History - 1995 - 447 pages
...laws and proclamations against slavery: I will henceforth faithfully support, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States, and the Union of the States, thereunder and ... I will, in like manner, abide by and faithfully support all acts of Congress passed during the...
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