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Página 12 - Apprehension seems to exist among the people of the Southern States that by the accession of a Republican Administration their property and their peace and personal security are to be endangered. There has never been any reasonable cause for such apprehension. Indeed, the most ample evidence to the contrary has all the while existed and been open to their inspection. It is found in nearly all the public speeches of him who now addresses you.
Página 13 - I now reiterate these sentiments ; and in doing so I only press upon the public attention the most conclusive evidence of which the' case is susceptible, that the property, peace, and security of no section are to be in anywise endangered by the now incoming administration.
Página 12 - I have no purpose, directly or indirectly, to interfere with the institution of slavery in the States where it exists." I believe that I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so.
Página 12 - Those who nominated and elected me did so with full knowledge that I had made this and many similar declarations and had never recanted them. And, more than this, • they placed in the platform for my acceptance, and as a law to themselves and to me, the clear and emphatic resolution which I now read...
Página 13 - I add, too, that all the protection which, consistently with the Constitution and the laws, can be given will be cheerfully given to all the States when lawfully demanded, for whatever cause- — as cheerfully to one section as to another.
Página 18 - The fame that a man wins himself is best ; That he may call his own : honours put to him Make him no more a man than his clothes do, Which are as soon ta'en off; for in the warmth The heat comes from the body, not the weeds ; So man's true fame must strike from his own deeds.
Página 25 - Blast his arm, and wrest his bars From the heaving tide ? On our standard, lo ! they burn, And, when days like this return, Sparkle o'er the soldier's urn, Who for freedom died. God of peace ! whose spirit fills All the echoes of our hills, All the murmurs of our rills, Now the storm is o'er; 0, let freemen be our sons ; And let future Washingtons Rise, to lead their valiant ones, Till there's war no more. By the patriot's hallow'd rest, By the warrior's gory breast, Never let our graves be press'd...
Página 4 - Association then proceeded to the election of officers for the ensuing year, which resulted as follows : For President — Mr.
Página 19 - RosecranB's communications were not interrupted for a day. On the 27th of April, the War Department issued an order, directing " that the troops in Kentucky not belonging to the Ninth Army Corps, be organized into the twenty-third army corps, to be commanded by Major General GL Hartsuff." Measures were immediately taken to carry this order into effect, and on the 22d of May, General Burnside had completed the organization of the force, and the twenty-third army corps — composed of troops from Kentucky,...
Página 12 - / 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.

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