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" And by virtue of the power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States are, and henceforward shall be free ; and that the Executive Government of the United States,... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln - Page 400
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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The Civil War: Primary Documents on Events from 1860 to 1865

Ford Risley - History - 2004 - 344 pages
...will recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons. The President enjoins upon die people thus declared to be free, to abstain from all violence unless in necessary self-defence. He recommends to them, in all cases when allowed, to labor faithfully for wages; and...
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The Abolitionist Movement

Claudine L. Ferrell - History - 2006 - 210 pages
...power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States are and...all violence, unless in necessary self-defense; and I recommend to them that in all cases when allowed they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And...
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The Civil War and the Constitution 1859-1865, Vol. 2

John W. Burgess - History - 2005 - 384 pages
...power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States are, and...to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary selfdefence ; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable...
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Thirty Years to Life on Earth

Jeffrey Danhoff - Poetry - 2005 - 114 pages
...Lincoln entered a special line right in the Proclamation specifically to warn against such actions. "...And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared...from all violence, unless in necessary self-defense." Lincoln was taking no chances and as we now know in the end he must have realized that he made the...
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Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, as Originally Reported in ...

David Herbert Donald, Harold Holzer - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 462 pages
...which excepted parts, are for the present, left precisely as if this proclamation were not issued. And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to...free, to abstain from all violence unless in necessary self-defence, and I recommend to them that in all cases, when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable...
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The Wit and Wisdom of Abraham Lincoln as Reflected in His Briefer Letters ...

Abraham Lincoln - History - 2006 - 265 pages
...power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States are, and...all violence, unless in necessary self-defense; and I recommend to them that, in all cases where allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And...
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The American Civil War: An Anthology of Essential Writings

Ian Frederick Finseth - History - 2006 - 629 pages
...power and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all_persons held as slaves within said designated States and parts of States are, and...all violence, unless in necessary self-defense; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And...
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What We Dragged Out of Slavery

Claude A. Green - History - 2006 - 153 pages
...power, and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States, and parts of States, are,...to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defence; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable...
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Fleeing to Freedom on the Underground Railroad: The Courageous Slaves ...

Elaine Landau - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 88 pages
...rebel states were free. It read, in part: I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States, and parts of States, are,...to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defence; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable...
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One Nation, Indivisible?: A Study of Secession and the Constitution

Robert F. Hawes - Political Science - 2006 - 374 pages
...power, and for the purpose aforesaid, I do order and declare that all persons held as slaves within said designated States, and parts of States, are,...to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defence; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable...
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