The Annual Register of World Events: A Review of the Year, Volume 105

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Edmund Burke
Longmans, Green, 1864 - History
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Page 309 - further declare and make known that such persons of suitable condition will be received into the armed service of the United States, to garrison forts, positions, stations, and other places, and to man vessels of all sorts in said service. "And upon this—sincerely believed to
Page 309 - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, and Virginia, as States wherein, except in certain specified portions of some of them, " the people thereof respectively are this day in rebellion against the United States," and declared as follows :— " All persons held as slaves within said designated States and rts of States are, and henceforward shall be, FREE, and that the
Page 312 - as a single example, the following declaration, made by President Lincoln under the solemnity of his oath as chief magistrate of the United States, on the 4th of March, 1861 :—' Apprehension seems to exist among the people of the Southern States that by the accession of a
Page 353 - to such alliance ; in order, therefore, to attain so desirable an end, and to treat upon, conclude, and confirm the Articles of the said marriage, Her Britannic Majesty on the one part, and His Majesty the King of Denmark on the other, have named as their plenipotentiaries, that is to say :— Her Majesty the
Page 313 - the States where it exists. I believe I have no lawful right to do so, and I have no inclination to do so. 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.
Page 316 - than you can by reinforcements alone. And once more let me tell you, it is indispensable to you that you strike a blow. I am powerless to help." The financial position of the Federal States at the beginning of the year was thus described by Mr. Robert
Page 56 - with congratulatory strains, and many odes and effusions of various degrees of merit were the result. Among these the beautiful lines of the Poet Laureate received the highest meed of admiration. •A WELCOME TO THE PRINCESS ALEXANDRA. " Sea-kings' daughter from over the sea, Alexandra ! Saxon and Norman and Dane are we, But all of us Danes in our welcome of
Page 344 - Those laws and proclamations were enacted and put forth for the purpose of aiding in the suppression of the rebellion. To give them their fullest effect, there had to be a pledge for their maintenance. In my judgment they have aided, and will further aid, the cause for which they were intended.
Page 326 - If I could have directed events, I should have chosen, for the good of the country, to have been disabled in your stead. I congratulate you upon the victory, which is due to your skill and energy.

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