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Page ii - I may add at this point that, while I remain in my present position, I shall not attempt to retract or modify the Emancipation Proclamation ; nor shall I return to slavery any person who is free by the terms of that proclamation, or by any of the acts of Congress.
Page i - He does not attempt to deceive us. He affords us no excuse to deceive ourselves. He can not voluntarily reaccept the Union; we can not voluntarily yield it. Between him and us the issue is distinct, simple, and inflexible. It is an issue which can only be tried by war and decided by victory.
Page 154 - An Act for the further amendment of the Process, Practice, and Mode of Pleading in and enlarging the Jurisdiction of the Superior Courts of Common Law at Westminster, and of the Superior Courts of Common Law of the Counties Palatine of Lancaster and Durham.
Page 339 - It establishes the nature and solemnity of our present trust, to preserve and transmit our existing system of domestic servitude, with the right, unchallenged by man, to go and root itself wherever Providence and nature may carry it.
Page 135 - And in case of refusal or neglect to admit the same within six days after service of such notice, or within such further time as may be allowed by the court or a judge...
Page 188 - I said that the cabinet were of opinion that the law was sufficient ; but that legal evidence could not always be procured. That the British government had done everything in its power to execute the law ; but I admitted that the cases of the Alabama and Oreto were a scandal, and in some degree a reproach to our laws.