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" By no act or direction of mine, official or private, could I be induced to aid, knowingly, in giving circulation to papers of this description, directly or indirectly. We owe an obligation to the laws, but a higher one to the communities in which we live... "
The Enemies of the Constitution Discovered: Or, An Inquiry Into the Origin ... - Page 14
by William Thomas - 1835 - 183 pages
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Studies in American History: A Survey of American History Source Extracts

Howard Walter Caldwell - United States - 1898 - 268 pages
...documents" at Charleston, South Carolina, on July 29, 1835, POSTMASTER-GENERAL AMOS KENDALL said: : By no act or direction of mine, official or private,...communities in which we live, and If the former be permitted to destroy the latter, it is patriotism to disregard them. Entertaining these views I cannot...
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Andrew Jackson

William Graham Sumner - Electronic books - 1899 - 562 pages
...were concerned. He, however, threw the postmaster on his own discretion, and then said for himself : " By no act or direction of mine, official or private,...papers of this description, directly or indirectly " (ie, papers alleged by the postmaster to be " the most inflammatory and incendiary, and insurrectionary...
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Charles Sumner; His Complete Works: With Introduction by Hon ..., Volume 4

Charles Sumner - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1900 - 376 pages
...been informed that they were inflammatory, incendiary, and insurrectionary, and then announced : — " By no act or direction of mine, official or private,...the former be perverted to destroy the latter, it if patriotism to disregard them. Entertaining these views, I cannot sanction, and will not condemn,...
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A Survey of American History: Source Extracts, Volume 1

Howard Walter Caldwell - United States - 1900 - 654 pages
...documents" at Charleston, South Carolina, on July 29, 1835, POSTMASTER-GENERAL AMOS KENDALL said: : By no act or direction of mine, official or private, could I be induced to aid, knowingly, in giv.'ng circulation to papers of this description, directly or indirectly. We owe an obligation to...
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Charles Sumner

Moorfield Storey - Legislators - 1900 - 492 pages
...admitted that this was illegal, but declined to condemn his subordinates for their acts, saying : " By no act or direction of mine, official or private, could I be induced knowingly to aid in giving circulation to papers of this description, directly or indirectly." The...
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A Political History of Slavery: Being an Account of the Slavery ..., Volume 1

William Henry Smith - Reconstruction (U.S. history, 1865-1877) - 1903 - 404 pages
...received the endorsement of Amos Kendall, Postmaster-General, who said in his letter to the former: "We owe an obligation to the laws, but a higher one...in which we live; and if the former be perverted to 1 This view was expressed by General Duff Green. destroy the latter, it is patriotism to disregard...
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Birth of the Republican Party ; Rise of slavery and early political history ...

Francis Curtis - United States - 1904 - 568 pages
...supposed. But I am not prepared to direct you to forward or deliver the papers of which you speak. By nd act or direction of mine, official or private, could...communities in which we live; and, if the former be permitted to destroy the latter, it is patriotism to disregard them. Entertaining these views, I cannot...
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History of the United States of America

Henry William Elson - History - 1904 - 1022 pages
...were situated as you are, T would do as you have done." To the postmaster at Charleston he wrote, " We owe an obligation to the laws, but a higher one to the communities in which we live." HARRISON'S BRIEF TENURE 613 the South lost the aid of the government in its first battle with the Abolitionists....
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A Survey of American History: Source Extracts, Volume 1

Howard Walter Caldwell - United States - 1906 - 264 pages
..."incendiary documents" at Charleston, South Carolina, on July 29, 1835, POSTMASTER-GENERAL AMOS KENDALL said: By no act or direction of mine, official or private,...the communities in which we live, and if the former bę permitted to destroy the latter, it Is patriotism to disregard them. Entertaining these views I...
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The History of Nations, Volume 24

Henry Cabot Lodge - World history - 1906 - 766 pages
...warranted by law but clearly justified by the situation. To the postmaster of Charleston he wrote, " We owe an obligation to the laws, but a higher one to the communities in which we live." 19 This was in the summer of 1835. When Congress met in December, President Jackson sent in a message...
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