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Página 9 - ... Commander-in-chief. It commences — "I, Abraham Lincoln, President of the United States, and Commander-in-chief of the army and navy thereof, do hereby proclaim and declare, that hereafter, as heretofore, the war will be prosecuted for the object of practically restoring the constitutional relations between the United States and the people thereof, in such states as that relation is or may be suspended or disturbed.
Página 3 - Think not with thyself that thou shalt escape in the king's house, more than all the Jews. For if thou altogether boldest thy peace at this time, then shall there enlargement and deliverance arise to the Jews from another place; but thou and thy father's house shall be destroyed: and who knoweth whether thou art come to the kingdom for such a time as this...
Página 9 - ... and do as they bid us. Whenever they have the power, they drive before them into their ranks the Southern people, and they would also drive us. Trust them not. Were they able, they would invade and destroy us without mercy. .Absolutely assured of these things, I am amazed that any one could think of "peace on any terms.
Página 11 - ... arsenals, and public property, seized by force or fraud ; the recognition of the laws of the Union ; the abandonment of the whole principle in regard to the right of Secession. In all cases of rebellion, there must be a submission to just authority before there can be proposals and conditions of peace. God treats with men in rebellion only when they submit to authority and law ; and a government that recognizes a conspiracy and a rebellion, and which treats with it as such, is already at an end.
Página 4 - Baltimore erected > monument to his memory — well due to him as one of her longest and most respected inhabitants, as having been one of her eminent merchants, often her representative in Congress, besides being senator ; as having defended her both in the war of the Revolution and in that of 1812 ; and as having made her welfare and prosperity a special object of his care in all the situations of his life, both public and private.
Página 7 - That the government to which our allegiance is due is the National Government at Washington, of which Abraham Lincoln is the constitutional head.
Página 8 - the allegiance and service which the law requires of a citizen to his country, or of a subject to his sovereign.
Página 12 - In such an hour, in such a crisis, is it possible that newspapers and politicians will " persist, at all hazards, in spreading discord, bitterness, and strife among the people and in the army...
Página 11 - Government our .earnest support in the prosecution of this war for the conquest of the rebellion and the restoration of the Union...

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