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" That, until the people of said rebel States shall be by law admitted to representation in the Congress of the United States, any civil government which may exist therein shall be deemed provisional only, and in all respects subject to the paramount authority... "
House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th Congress, 2d ... - Page 2
by United States. Congress. House - 1868
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Essays on the Civil War and Reconstruction and Related Topics

William Archibald Dunning - Constitutional history - 1897 - 397 pages
...Reconstruction Acts had been taken, "any civil governments which may exist therein [in the several states] shall be deemed provisional only, and in all respects subject to the paramount authority of the United States."1 Strictly considered, thus, the government of Georgia might still be held provisional. But...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Prepared Under ...

United States. President - Presidents - 1897
...States, as hereinafter prescribed." By the sixth section of the original act these governments were made "in all respects subject to the paramount authority of the United States." Now by this declaratory act it appears that Congress did not by the original act intend to limit the...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume 9

United States. President - United States - 1897 - 7116 pages
...as hereinafter prescribed. ' ' By the sixth section of the original act these governments were made "in all respects subject to the paramount authority of the United States." Now by this declaratory act it appears that Congress did not by the original act intecd to limit the...
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A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents, Volume 6

United States. President - United States - 1897
...as hereinafter prescribed. ' ' By the sixth section of the original act these governments were made "in all respects subject to the paramount authority of the United States." Now by this declaratory act it appears that Congress did not by the original act intend to limit the...
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Life and Public Services of Edwin M. Stanton, Volume 2

George Congdon Gorham - Cabinet officers - 1899
...command in each district to the military commander assigned by the President, and has also provided that any civil government which may exist therein shall be deemed provisional only ; I am therefore of opinion that the military authority is paramount, and if the general commanding...
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Livingstone's History of the Republican Party: A History of the Republican ...

William Livingstone - Michigan - 1900
...shall be by law admitted to representation in the Congress of the United States, any civil governments which may exist therein shall be deemed provisional...to the paramount authority of the United States at any time to abolish, modify, control, or supercede the same; and in all elections to any office under...
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Charles Sumner; His Complete Works: With Introduction by Hon ..., Volume 18

Charles Sumner - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1900
...shall be BY LAW admitted to representation in the Congress of the United States, any civil governments which may exist therein shall be deemed provisional...to the paramount authority of the United States at any time to abolish, modify, control, or supersede the same."1 Nothing can be more explicit. Until...
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The Constitutional Conventions of Virginia from the Foundation of the ...

David Loyd Pulliam - Constitutional conventions - 1901 - 180 pages
...State shall be by law admitted to representation in Congress, any civil government which may exist shall be deemed provisional only, and in all respects...to the paramount authority of the United States, at any time, to abolish, modify, control, or supercede the same." Thus, were provided the manner and terms...
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Reconstruction in Mississippi

James Wilford Garner - Freedmen - 1901 - 422 pages
...sentences should require the approval of the President. The existing state governments were to be deemed as provisional only, and in all respects subject to the paramount authority of the United States at any time to "abolish, control, modify, or supersede the same." The right of suffrage was conferred...
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Lincoln's Plan of Reconstruction, Volume 2

Charles Hallan McCarthy - Reconstruction - 1901 - 531 pages
...the civil government which authorized its formation was permitted to continue under it, provisionally only, and in all respects subject to the paramount authority of the United State's at any time to abolish, modify, or supersede. Though the bill for the admission of West Virginia...
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