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Page 101 - Also to the ninth and tenth sections of an act entitled "An act to suppress insurrection, to punish treason and rebellion, to seize and confiscate the property of rebels, and for other purposes," approved July 17, 1862, and which sections are in the words and figures following: "SEC.
Page 63 - He showeth his word unto Jacob, His statutes and his judgments unto Israel. He hath not dealt so with any nation : And as for his judgments, they have not known them.
Page 232 - Congress, the proceeds from the sale of these lands to be used for "the endowment, support and maintenance of at least one college, where the leading object shall be, without excluding other scientific and classical studies and including military tactics, to teach. such branches of learning as are related to agriculture and the mechanic arts...
Page 86 - The Government of the United States will give the same protection to all its soldiers ; and if the enemy shall sell or enslave any one because of his color, the offense shall be punished by retaliation upon the enemy's prisoners in our possession.
Page 101 - States is authorized to employ as many persons of African descent as he may deem necessary and proper for the suppression of thin rebellion, and for this purpose he may organize and nse them in such manner as he may judge best for the public welfare.
Page 233 - That they will establish there a course of instruction in practical agriculture, in useful and ornamental gardening, in botany, and in such other branches of natural science, as may tend to promote a knowledge of practical agriculture and the various arts subservient thereto...
Page 46 - I know not what record of sin awaits me in the other world, but this I know, that I 'was never mean enough to despise any man because he was ignorant, or because he was poor, or because he was black.
Page 112 - That all persons of color who were free on the nineteenth day of April, eighteen hundred and sixtyone, and who have been enlisted and mustered into the military service of the United States, shall, from the time of their enlistment, be entitled to receive the pay, bounty, and clothing allowed to such persons by the laws existing at the time of their enlistment.