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" I will, in like manner, abide by and faithfully support all acts of Congress, passed during the existing rebellion, with reference to slaves, so long and so far as not repealed, modified, or held void by Congress, or by decision of the Supreme Court;... "
America: The Origin of Her Present Conflict - Page 431
by James William Massie - 1864 - 472 pages
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American History Told by Contemporaries ...

Albert Bushnell Hart, John Gould Curtis - United States - 1901
...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...of the Supreme Court. So help me God. The persons exempted from the benefits of the foregoing provisions are all who are, or shall have been, civil or...
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President Lincoln's Attitude Towards Slavery and Emancipation: With a Review ...

Henry Watson Wilbur - History - 1914 - 220 pages
...defend the Constitution and the Union of the States thereunder," to abide by all laws and proclamations, "made during the existing rebellion, having reference...or declared void by decision of the Supreme Court." The following persons were exempt from the benefits of this pardon : "Civil and diplomatic officers...
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The Papers of Andrew Johnson: 1862-1864

Andrew Johnson, LeRoy P. Graf - Biography & Autobiography - 1983 - 892 pages
...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...by decision of the Supreme Court. So help me God." Bas1er, Works of Lincoln, VII, 54. 8. After adoption by a majority of both houses, an amendment had...
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The Color-Blind Constitution

Andrew Kull - Law - 2009 - 314 pages
...modified or held void by Congress, or by decision of the Supreme Court; [and] in like manner, abide by and faithfully support all proclamations of the President...or declared void by decision of the Supreme Court. This looked to the abolitionists as if Lincoln was virtually inviting a Supreme Court determination...
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Black Confederates and Afro-Yankees in Civil War Virginia

Ervin L. Jordan - History - 1995 - 447 pages
...held void by Congress, or by decision of the Supreme Court; and ... I will, in like manner, abide by and faithfully support all proclamations of the President...reference to slaves, so long and so far as not modified and declared void by decision of the Supreme Court. so HELP ME GOD. Not until 9 May 1865 did President...
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Lincoln

David Herbert Donald - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 714 pages
...War Democrats who doubted the legality of the Emancipation Proclamation by pledging to uphold it only "so long and so far as not modified or declared void by decision of the Supreme Court." But there was more in the message for Radical Republicans. They were cheered by Lincoln's assurance...
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We the People, Volume 2: Transformations

Bruce Ackerman - History - 2000 - 528 pages
...or held void by congress, or by decision of the supreme court; that I will, in like manner, abide by and faithfully support all proclamations of the President...by decision of the supreme court. So help me God. 64 Johnson's amnesty oath required: I, , do solemnly swear (or affirm), in presence of Almighty God,...
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Dark Hours: South Carolina Soldiers, Sailors and Citizens who Were Held in ...

History - 2002 - 538 pages
...held void by Congress, or indecisión of the Supreme Court and that I w ill in like manner abide by and faithfully support all proclamations of the President...declared void by decision of the Supreme Court So help me Cod: and we give our solemn parole of honor (to be enforced according to military law) that we will...
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Abraham Lincoln: Redeemer President

Allen C. Guelzo - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 528 pages
...10 percent of the 1860 voting population had taken an oath of loyalty (which included submission to "all proclamations of the President made during the existing rebellion having reference to slaves," just to make sure that emancipation remained part of the agenda), and allowed them to write new state...
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Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, as Originally Reported in ...

Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College Harold Holzer - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 413 pages
...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...of the Supreme Court. So help me God. The persons accepted from the benefits of the foregoing provisions are: All who are, or shall have been civil or...
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