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Page 294 - In your hands, my dissatisfied fellow-countrymen, and not in mine, is the momentous issue of civil war. The government will not assail you. You can have no conflict without being yourselves the aggressors. You have no oath registered in heaven to destroy the government, while I shall have the most solemn one to "preserve, protect, and defend it.
Page 124 - ... upon such evidence of criminality as, according to the laws of the place where the fugitive or person so charged shall be found, would justify his apprehension and commitment for trial if the crime or offence had there been committed...
Page 294 - A duty devolves upon me which is, perhaps, greater than that which has devolved upon any other man since the days of WASHINGTON. He never would have succeeded except for the aid of Divine Providence, upon which he at all times relied. I feel that I cannot succeed without the same Divine aid which sustained him, and...
Page 575 - The undersigned, Secretary of State of the United States, has the honor to acknowledge the receipt of the note of Mr.
Page 62 - ... persons touching the truth of such charge, and upon such evidence as, according to the laws of that part of Her Majesty's dominions, would justify the apprehension and committal for trial of the person so accused, if the crime of which he or she shall be so...
Page 119 - SIR: I have received the letter which you did me the honor to address to me on the 24th of this month.
Page 323 - Receive, sir, the assurances of the high consideration with which I have the honor to be your very humble and obedient servant, PRINCE DE LA TOUR D'AUVERGNE. Mr. WASHBURNE, United States Minister at Paris. 7 This correspondence was carried still further. Having...
Page 237 - I avail myself of this occasion to renew to Your Excellency the assurances of my highest consideration.