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Page 148 - the county aforesaid, who being first duly sworn, according to law, doth on his oath make the following declaration, In order to obtain the benefit of the Act of Congress passed June 7th, 1832: That he entered the Service of the United States under the following named officers and served as herein stated,
Page 80 - will not permit you, perhaps, to occupy more than one of the three forts, but an attack on, or an attempt to take possession of any one of them, will be regarded as an act of hostility, and you may then put your command into either of them which you may deem moat proper, to Increase
Page 92 - And Joab said to Amasa, 'Art thou in health my brother?' And Joab took Amasa by the beard with the right hand to kiss him. But Amasa took no heed to the sword that was in Joab's hand; so he
Page 158 - replied that the question presented was "the most momentous which has ever been offered to my contemplation since that of independence. That made us a nation; this sets our compass and points
Page 109 - governments who have declared their independence and have maintained it, and whose independence we have, on great consideration, and just principles, acknowledged, we could not view any interposition for the purpose of oppressing them, or controlling in any manner their destiny, by any European power,
Page 227 - Executive Mansion, Washington, Aug. 23, 1864. This morning as for some days past, it seems exceedingly probable that this Administration will not be re-elected. Then it will be my duty to Co-operate with the President elect, so as to save the Union between the election and the inauguration, as he will have secured his election on such grounds that he cannot possibly save it afterwards. A. Lincoln.
Page 109 - of oppressing them, or controlling in any manner their destiny, by any European power, in any other light than as a manifestation of an unfriendly disposition towards the United States.
Page 158 - our compass and points out the course which we are to steer through the ocean of time opening on us." Back of all that had reference to Russia and the
Page 79 - previous to the act of the Convention, and, we hope and believe, not until an offer has been made through an accredited representative to negotiate for an amicable arrangement of all matters between the State and the Federal Government; provided that no reinforcement shall be sent into those forts, and their relative
Page 80 - not attempt by violence to obtain possession of the public works, or interfere with their occupancy. But as the counsel and acta of rash and Impulsive persons may possibly disappoint these expectations of the Government, he deems it proper that you should be prepared with instructions to meet so unhappy a contingency. He