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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support all acts of Congress, passed during the existing rebellion, with reference to slaves, so long and so far as not repealed, modified, or held void by Congress, or by decision of the Supreme Court;...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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Lincolnites and Rebels: A Divided Town in the American Civil War

Robert Tracy McKenzie - History - 2006 - 320 pages
...recent proclamation had required Unionists not only to support the US Constitution but also to "abide by and faithfully support all proclamations of the President...the existing rebellion having reference to slaves." As Lincoln had redefined it, in other words, "loyalty" now included support for emancipation, and proslavery...
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Father Abraham: Lincoln's Relentless Struggle to End Slavery

Richard Striner - History - 2006 - 320 pages
...void by Congress, or by decision of the Supreme Court. . . ." By the same token, they would have to support "all proclamations of the President made during...the existing rebellion having reference to slaves." In other words, the only whites who would vote in rebel states would be the ones who had sworn to uphold...
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Abraham Lincoln: The Prairie Years and the War Years

Carl Sandburg - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 463 pages
...will, in like manner, abide by and faithfully support all acts of Congress . . . and . . . abide by and faithfully support all proclamations of the President...existing rebellion having reference to slaves ... So help me God. The proclamation had no reference to states that had kept loyal governments, never seceded...
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Act of Justice: Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation and the Law of War

Burrus Carnahan - History - 2007 - 212 pages
...Retaliation, July 30, 1863, Collected Works, vol. 6, 357; Official Records, series 2, vol. 6, 163. 32. "The persons excepted from the benefits of the foregoing provisions are ... all who have engaged in any way in treating colored persons, or white persons in charge of such, otherwise...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 28

American literature - 1864
...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...the benefits of the foregoing provisions are all who arc, or shall have beeu, civil or diplomatic officers or agents of the so-called Confederate Government:...
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Speeches and Writings 1859-1865: Speeches, Letters, and Miscellaneous ...

Abraham Lincoln - United States - 1989 - 787 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,...long and so far as not modified, or declared void by the Supreme Court. So help me God. December 74, iS6) Pass for Emily T. Helm Executive Mansion, Whom...
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Congressional Serial Set

United States - 1891
...held votd by Congress or by the decision of the Supreme Court; and that 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 Ood. WILLIAM H. ROGERS. Subscribed and...
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