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" Whereas, The laws of the United States have been for some time past, and now are opposed, and the execution thereof obstructed, in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, by combinations too powerful... "
ILLUSTRATED LIFE, SERVICES, MARTYRDOM, AND FUNERAL OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN - Page 97
1867
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Constitutional Dictatorship

Clinton Rossiter - 1948 - 322 pages
...of the Militia Act of 1795, the government was faced "by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings or by the powers vested in the marshals." It was therefore his plain duty to disperse these combinations. The rebellion was a colossal riot aimed...
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Lincoln's Constitution

Daniel A. Farber, Henry J Fletcher Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Research Daniel A Farber - History - 2003 - 240 pages
...lowered at Sumter, Lincoln issued a proclamation calling out the militia. According to the proclamation, "[T]he laws of the United States have been for some...opposed, and the execution thereof obstructed" in the seceding states "by combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings,...
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Lincoln's Constitution

Daniel A. Farber - History - 2004 - 256 pages
...the cost." Indeed, he had originally called up the militia in the name of the rule of law, because "the laws of the United States have been for some...are opposed, and the execution thereof obstructed" by "combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings." Yet,...
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Alexander Hamilton and the Growth of the New Nation

John Chester Miller - Biography & Autobiography - 1964 - 659 pages
...President that the laws of the United States were opposed by "combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of Judicial proceedings, or by the powers vested in the Marshal of that district." On August 17, 1794, armed with this authority, the government sent orders...
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Waters of Discord: The Union Blockade of Texas During the Civil War

Rodman L. Underwood - History - 2003 - 200 pages
...A Proclamation. Whereas an insurrection against the Government of the United States has broken out in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, and the laws of the United States for the collection of the revenue can not be effectually executed...
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The Third Battalion Mississippi Infantry and the 45th Mississippi Regiment ...

David Williamson - History - 2004 - 445 pages
...Beauregard's Confederate force. The next day, President Lincoln declared that insurrection had broken out in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas, immediately calling out 75,000 militia from the remaining states. Lincoln's call was accepted by all...
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Baptism at Bull Run

James P. Reger - History - 2004 - 266 pages
...war against this Confederacy. He terms sovereign states 'combinations too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings, or by the powers vested in the marshals by law,' He avows that 'the first service to be assigned to the forces called out' will be not to execute the...
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Civil War Pharmacy: A History of Drugs, Drug Supply and Provision, and ...

Michael Flannery - Medical - 2004 - 358 pages
...the commander in chief simply claimed the "combinations [of the South] too powerful to be suppressed by the ordinary course of judicial proceedings or by the powers vested in the marshals by law."56 Lincoln further minimized the crisis by convening Congress not immediately but in eighty days....
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Confederate Military History: A Library of Confederate States ..., Volume 3

Clement A. Evans - 2004 - 716 pages
...the States, to serve for three months, to suppress combinations against the laws of the United States in the States of South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana, and Texas. He also summoned the Congress to meet on the 4th of July, 1861. That there might be no misunderstanding...
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The Civil War and the Constitution 1859-1865, Vol. 1

John W. Burgess - History - 2005 - 352 pages
...first declared that the execution of the laws of the United States were, and for some time had been, " obstructed in the States of South Carolina, Georgia,...proceedings or by the powers vested in the marshals by law." Mr. Lincoln thus distinctly indicated the view, at the outset, that he was dealing, not with nations...
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