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Page 3 - So thou, О son of man, I have set thee a watchman unto the house of Israel; therefore thou shalt hear the word at my mouth, and warn them from me
Page 13 - probably will have no different understanding of the powers and duties of the Federal Government relative to the rights of the States and the people under the Constitution than that expressed in the inaugural address.
Page 10 - public property, and public debt, at the time of their withdrawal from them, these States hereby declaring it to be their wish, and earnest desire to adjust everything pertaining to the common property, common liabilities, and common obligations of that Union upon principles of right, justice,
Page 3 - Lift up thy voice like a trumpet, and show my people their sins, and the house of Jacob their transgressions.
Page 14 - the States be fully respected and maintained. The war now prosecuted on the part of the Federal Government is a war for the Union, for the preservation of all constitutional rights of States, and the citizens of
Page 10 - The government hereby instituted shall take immediate steps for the settlement of all matters between the States forming it, and their late confederates of the United States, in relation to public property, and
Page 14 - It is the desire of the President that all existing rights in the States be fully respected and maintained.
Page 13 - their support to the whole Constitution—to this provision as much as to any other. To the