Southern History of the War: The Last Year of the War

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C. B. Richardson, 1866 - 363 páginas
 

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13
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29
III
46
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63
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81
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98
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116
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130
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141
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159
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178
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191
XIV
207

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Página 293 - I, , do solemnly swear, in presence of Almighty God, that I will henceforth faithfully support, protect, and defend the Constitution of the United States and the Union of the States thereunder...
Página 73 - ... unauthoritative, void, and of no force; that to this compact each State acceded as a State, and is an integral party, its co-States forming, as to itself, the other party; that the government created by this compact was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that, as in all other cases of compact among powers having no common judge, each party has...
Página 242 - Do, in the name and in behalf of the people of Virginia, declare and make known that the powers granted under the Constitution, being derived from the people of the United States, may be resumed by them whenever the same shall be perverted to their injury or oppression...
Página 70 - American people, that after four years of failure to restore the Union by the experiment of war, during which, under the pretence of a military necessity, or war power higher than the Contitution, the Constitution itself has been disregarded in every part, and public liberty and private right alike trodden down and the material prosperity of the country essentially impaired — justice, humanity, liberty and the public welfare...
Página 288 - Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, and Commander-in-Chief of the Army and Navy of the United States, do hereby appoint William W. Holden provisional governor of the State of North Carolina...
Página 243 - House of Representatives acting in any capacity, by the President, or any department, or officer of the United States...
Página 77 - I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so; and I have no inclination to do so.
Página 261 - ... that to this compact each state acceded, as a state, and is an integral party; its co-states forming as to itself the other party : that the government created by this compact was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the constitution, the measure of its...
Página 261 - Resolved, that the several States composing the United States of America, are not united on the principle of unlimited submission to their general government ; but that by compact under the style and title of a Constitution for the United States...
Página 136 - I beg to present you, as a Christmas gift, the city of Savannah, with one hundred and fifty heavy guns and plenty of ammunition, and also about twenty-five thousand bales of cotton.

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