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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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Abraham Lincoln: His Life and Public Services

Phebe Ann Hanaford - 1866 - 216 pages
...United States, shall be, then, thenceforth, and forever, free ; and the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons, and will do no act or acts to repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts...
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The Rebellion Register: A History of the Principal Persons and Places ...

Robert Allen Campbell - United States - 1866 - 378 pages
...the United States, shall be then, thenceforth, and forever free, and the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom of such persons, and will do no act or acts to repress such persons, or any of them, in any efforts...
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Into the Land of Freedom: African Americans in Reconstruction

Meg Greene - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 124 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,...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 American Civil War

Cole Christian Kingseed - History - 2004 - 185 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,...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 Chase Court : Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

Jonathan Lurie, Salmon Portland Chase - History - 2004 - 247 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 self-defence; and I recommend to them that, in all case when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable...
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Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America

Allen C. Guelzo, Henry R Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and Director of Civil War Era Studies Allen C Guelzo, Director of the Civil War Era Studies Program Allen C Guelzo - History - 2004 - 332 pages
...persons held as slaves within said designated States, and parts of States, are, and henceforward forever shall be free; and that the Executive government of...recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons and will do no act, or acts to repress said persons, or any of them, in any suitable efforts they may make...
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The Most Fearful Ordeal: Original Coverage of the Civil War by Writers and ...

James M. McPherson - History - 2004 - 420 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...FREE, and that the Executive Government of the United 226 States, including the military and naval authorities thereof, will recognize and maintain the freedom...
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The Rise of Aggressive Abolitionism: Addresses to the Slaves

Stanley Harrold - Political Science
...their indecisiveness concerning black violence in behalf of freedom. On the one hand, Lincoln writes, "I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be...from all violence, unless in necessary self-defense." On the other, he announces that enslaved men "of suitable conditions, will be received into the armed...
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The Rebellious Slave: Nat Turner in American Memory

Scot French - History - 2004 - 379 pages
...clearly agonized over the prospect of inciting rebellion. In a draft of the proclamation, he wrote: "I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to be...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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Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America

Allen C. Guelzo, Henry R Luce Professor of the Civil War Era and Director of Civil War Era Studies Allen C Guelzo, Director of the Civil War Era Studies Program Allen C Guelzo - History - 2004 - 332 pages
...authorities would simply recognize and maintain the freedom of said persons. The Proclamation would then enjoin upon the people so declared to be 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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