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" They believe that the Congress of the United States has the power, under the Constitution, to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia, but that the power ought not to be exercised unless at the request of the people of the District. The difference... "
GEN. NATHANIEL LYON. AND MISSOURI IN 1861 - Page 409
by JAMES PECKHAM - 1866
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The Life and Public Services of Hon. Abraham Lincoln: With a Portrait on ...

David W. Bartlett, Abraham Lincoln - Campaign literature - 1860 - 357 pages
...has the power, under the Constitution, to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia ; but that the power ought not to be exercised unless at the request of the people of said district. " The difference between these opinions and those contained in the said resolutions, is their reason...
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Last political writings of Gen. Nathaniel Lyon: with a sketch of his life ...

Nathaniel Lyon - Biography & Autobiography - 1861 - 275 pages
...pro-slavery Bell man, in 1838 said he opposed the admission of Texas as a slave State, the slave trade between the States, and was in favor of abolishing...and conciliates his enemies. He is capable, he is faithful, and these views show that he is not amenable to the constitutional objections raised against...
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Last Political Writings of Gen. Nathaniel Lyon: With a Sketch of His Life ...

Generals - 1861 - 275 pages
...pro-slavery Bell man, in 1838 said he opposed the admission of Texas as a slave State, the slave trade between the States, and was in favor of abolishing...and conciliates his enemies. He is capable, he is faithful, and these views show that he is not amenable to the constitutional objections raised against...
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The War with the South: A History of the Great American Rebellion : with ...

Robert Tomes, Benjamin G. Smith - United States - 1862
...has the power under the Constitution to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia ; but that the power ought not to be exercised unless at the request of the people of said District." His action while in Congress, as since his election to the Presidency, has been in strict accordance...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Presidents - 1864 - 510 pages
...has the power, under the Constitution, to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia ; but that the power ought not to be exercised, unless at the request of the people of said District. " The difference between these opinions and those contained in the said resolutions, is their reason...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln, Sixteenth President of the United States ...

Frank Crosby - Presidents - 1865 - 476 pages
...has the power, under the Constitution, to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia ; but that the power ought not to be exercised, unless at the request of the people of said district." In 1838 and 1840, he was again elected and received the vote of his party for the speakership. First...
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LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN

JOSEPH H. BARRETT - 1865
...has the power, under the Constitution, to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia ; but that the power ought not to be exercised, unless at the request of the people of said District. " The difference between these opinions and those contained in the said resolutions, is their reason...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ...

Joseph Hartwell Barrett - Booksellers and bookselling - 1865 - 842 pages
...has the power, under the Constitution, to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia ; but that the power ought not to be exercised, unless at the request of the people of said District. " The difference between these opinions and those contained in the said resolutions, is their reason...
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Life of Abraham Lincoln, sixteenth president of the United States ...

Frank Crosby - Biography & Autobiography - 1865 - 476 pages
...has the power, under the Constitution, to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia; but that the power ought not to be exercised, unless at the request of the people of said district." In 1838 and 1840, he was again elected and received the vote of his party for the speakership. First...
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The Life and Administration of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History ...

George Washington Bacon - Biography - 1865 - 183 pages
...Tias the power, under the Constitution, to abolish slavery in the District of Columbia ; but that the power ought not to be exercised, unless at the request of the people of said District. " The difference between these opinions and those contained in the said resolutions is their reason...
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