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" 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, including the military and naval authorities thereof,... "
The Life and Public Services of Abraham Lincoln ...: Together with His State ... - Page 260
by Henry Jarvis Raymond - 1865 - 808 pages
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The Chase Court : Justices, Rulings, and Legacy

Jonathan Lurie, Salmon Portland Chase - History - 2004 - 247 pages
...and parts of States are, and henceforward shall be, free; and that the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities...self-defence; and I recommend to them that, in all case when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages. And I further declare and make known...
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Slavery in America: A Primary Source History of the Intolerable Practice of ...

Tonya Buell - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 64 pages
...that the slaves would go free peacefully and not rise up against their former masters, so he added, "And I hereby enjoin upon the people so declared to...allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages." In order to accept former slaves into the military so that they could help fight the Civil War, Lincoln...
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Into the Land of Freedom: African Americans in Reconstruction

Meg Greene - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2004 - 112 pages
...and parts of States, are, and henceforward shall be free; and that the Executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities...to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defense; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable...
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The American Civil War

Cole Christian Kingseed - History - 2004 - 185 pages
...and parts of States, are, and henceforward shall be free; and that the Executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities...to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defense; and I recommend to them that, in all cases when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable...
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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...when allowed, they labor faithfully for reasonable wages."124 While Northern critics questioned the constitutionality and practicality of the proclamation,...
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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...to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defense." On the other, he announces that enslaved men "of suitable conditions, will be received...
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Lincoln's Emancipation Proclamation: The End of Slavery in America

Allen C. Guelzo, Director of the Civil War Era Studies Program Allen C Guelzo - History - 2004 - 332 pages
...parts of States, are, and henceforward forever shall be free; and that the Executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities...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 Civil War and the Constitution 1859-1865, Vol. 2, Volume 2

John W. Burgess - History - 2005 - 384 pages
...and parts of States are, and henceforward shall be, free ; and that the Executive Government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities...reasonable wages, " And I further declare and make known that such persons of suitable condition will be received into the armed service of the United...
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Lincoln in the Times: The Life of Abraham Lincoln, as Originally Reported in ...

Director of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College Harold Holzer - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 413 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...for reasonable wages. And I further declare and make known that such persons of suitable condition, will be received into the armed service of the United...
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The Abolitionist Movement

Claudine L. Ferrell - History - 2006 - 210 pages
...States and parts of States are and henceforward shall be free; and that the executive government of the United States, including the military and naval authorities...to abstain from all violence, unless in necessary self-defense; and I recommend to them that in all cases when allowed they labor faithfully for reasonable...
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