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" The power confided to me will be used to hold, occupy, and possess the property and places belonging to the Government, and to collect the duties and imposts... "
The Massachusetts register. Serial no., 94 - Page 119
by Massachusetts register - 1862
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Lincoln and Seward: Remarks Upon the Memorial Address of Chas. Francis Adams ...

Gideon Welles - 1874 - 215 pages
...before hia;.Ca,bineDwas organized. In his Inaugural Address he had said, " The power confided to me will be used to hold, occupy, and possess the property and places belonging to the Government." This was his policy; but the Secretary of State, who had different views, opposed sending reinforcements...
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 9

Charles Sumner - Slavery - 1874
...there should IKJ no bloodshed or violence, unless forced upon the country, — that it was his duty to hold, occupy, and possess the property and places belonging to the Government, — but, beyond what was necessary for this object, there should be no exercise of force, and the people...
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The History of the Civil War in America: Comprising a Full and ..., Volume 1

John Stevens Cabot Abbott - United States - 1875
...shall be none, unless it is forced upon the national authority. The power confided to me will be nsed to hold, occupy, and possess the property and places...the government, and collect the duties and imposts ; but beyond what may be necessary for these objects, there will be no invasion, — no using of force...
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The American Cyclopaedia: A Popular Dictionary of General Knowledge, Volume 16

George Ripley, Charles Anderson Dana - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1876
...southern states for apprehending any invasion of their rights, and that the power confided to him would be used "to hold, occupy, and possess the property...the government, and collect the duties and imposts ; but, beyond what may be necessary for these objects, there will be no invasion, no using of force...
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Patton's Concise History of the American People: From the Discoveries of the ...

Jacob Harris Patton - United States - 1876 - 1018 pages
...enforce the laws of the Union in accordance with his oath of office. " The power confided to me will be used to hold, occupy and possess the property and places belonging to the goTernment, and collect the duties and imposts." Alluding to the secessionists, he says: "The INFLUENCE...
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Our Country: A Household History of the United States for All ..., Volume 3

Benson John Lossing - History in art - 1877 - 2040 pages
...shall be none, unless it be forced upon the National authority." He declared that the power confided to him should be used " to hold, occupy, and possess...property and places belonging to the Government, and to collect the duties and imposts." So, in a frank, generous, kindly manner, did Mr. Lincoln avow his...
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History of the Rise and Fall of the Slave Power in America, Volume 3

Henry Wilson - Slavery - 1877
...unless it is forced on the national authority." Pledging himself that the power confided to him would be used " to hold, occupy, and possess the property and places belonging to the government, and to collect the duty on imports," lie affirmed that there would be no invasion, no using of force, beyond...
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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
...there shall be none unless it be forced upon the national authority. The power confided to me will be used to hold, occupy, and possess the property and places belonging to the Government and to collect the duties and imposts; but beyond what may be necessary for these objects, there will be...
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The American Civil War Through British Eyes Dispatches from British ...

James J. Barnes, Patience P. Barnes, Prudence P.. Barnes - History - 2003 - 336 pages
...be faithfully executed in all the States." He goes on to say, "that the power confided to him will be used to hold, occupy and possess the Property and Places belonging to the Government, and to collect the Duties and Imposts." He deprecates bloodshed, but he does not declare, as Mr. Buchanan...
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The Paradox of Progress: Economic Change, Individual Enterprise, and ...

Martin J. Hershock - History - 2003 - 324 pages
...found Lincoln's address disturbing: the new president's vow to use the power of the federal government "to hold, occupy and possess the property and places belonging to the government" proved his determination to use coercion against the South. But after reconsidering the address, the...
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