Memoirs of John Adams Dix, Band 2

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Harper & Brothers, 1883

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Seite 352 - Of three specimens from an inch and a quarter to an inch and a half in length...
Seite 96 - If any one attempts to haul down the American flag, shoot him on the spot.
Seite 183 - States also solemnly pledges its faith to make provision at the earliest practicable period for the redemption of the United States notes in coin.
Seite 4 - But the right and the duty to use military force defensively against those who resist the Federal officers in the execution of their legal functions, and against those who assail the property of the Federal government, is clear and undeniable.
Seite 44 - DAY of vengeance, without morrow ! Earth shall end in flame and sorrow, As from Saint and Seer we borrow. Ah ! what terror is impending, When the Judge is seen descending, And each secret veil is rending ! To the throne, the trumpet sounding, Through the sepulchres resounding.
Seite 88 - The details for this object will be immediately communicated to the State authorities through the War Department. I appeal to all loyal citizens to favor, facilitate, and aid this effort to maintain the honor, the integrity, and the existence of our National Union and the perpetuity of popular government and to redress wrongs already long enough endured.
Seite 338 - I earnestly renew, at the same time, a recommendation of such changes in the system of the militia, as, by classing and disciplining for the most prompt and active service the portions most capable of it, will give to that great resource for the public safety all the requisite energy and efficiency.
Seite 288 - Rivers to the ocean run, Nor stay in all their course ; Fire ascending seeks the sun ; Both speed them to their source...
Seite 88 - Now, therefore, I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, in virtue of the power in me vested by the Constitution and the laws, have thought fit to call forth, and hereby do call forth, the militia of the several States of the Union to the aggregate number of 75,000, in order to suppress said combinations and to cause the laws to be duly executed.
Seite 350 - Such moneys shall be paid by the treasurer upon the warrant of the comptroller, upon vouchers approved by the commissioner of agriculture.

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