The Great Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson: President of the United States ; with the Whole of the Preliminary Proceedings in the House of Representatives, and in the Senate of the United States ; Together with the Eleven Articles of Impeachment, and the Whole of the Proceedings in the Court of Impeachment, with the Verbatim Evidence of All the Witnesses, and Cross-examinations of Them, with the Speeches of the Managers and the Counsel on Both Sides, with the Decisions of Chief Justice Chase, and the Verdict of the Court ; with Portraits of Andrew Johnson ; Chief Justice Chase; General U. S. Grant; Hon. Edwin M. Stanton ; Hon. Benjamin F. Wade ; Hon. Benjamin F. Butler; Hon. Thaddeus Stevens ; Major-Gen. Lorenzo Thomas
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Page 224 - Provided, That the Secretaries of State, of the Treasury, of War, of the Navy, and of the Interior, the Postmaster-General, and the Attorney-General, shall hold their offices respectively for and during the term of the President by whom they may have been appointed and for one month thereafter, subject to removal by and with the advice and consent of the Senate.
Page 113 - Congress of the United States, or the President of the United States, with intent to defame the said government, or either House of the said Congress, or the said President, or to bring them, or either of them, into contempt or disrepute ; or to excite against them, or either or any of them, the hatred of the good people of the United States...
Page 113 - ... any false, scandalous, and malicious writing or writings against the Government of the United States, or either House of the Congress of the United States...
Page 19 - Hon. Edwin M. Stanton having been this day removed from office as Secretary for the Department of War, you are hereby authorized and empowered to act as Secretary of War ad interim, and will immediately enter upon the discharge of the duties pertaining to that office. Mr. Stanton has been instructed to transfer to you all the records, books, papers, and other public property now in his custody and charge.
Page 74 - That said Andrew Johnson, President of the United States, unmindful of the high duties of his office and of his oath of office, on the 21st day of February...
Page 59 - We have seen hanging upon the verge of the government, as it were, a body called, or which assumes to be, the Congress of the United States, while, in fact, it is a Congress of only a part of the States. We have seen this Congress pretend to be for the Union, when its every step and act tended to perpetuate disunion and make a disruption of the States inevitable.
Page 196 - THE sky is changed ! — and such a change ! Oh night, And storm, and darkness, ye are wondrous strong, Yet lovely in your strength, as is the light Of a dark eye in woman ! Far along, From peak to peak, the rattling crags among, Leaps the live thunder ! Not from one lone cloud, But every mountain now hath found a tongue, And Jura answers, through her misty shroud, Back to the joyous Alps, who call to her aloud ! And this is in the night : most glorious night ! Thou wert not sent for
Page 55 - Department, or any officer of either of the said departments, whose appointment is not in the head thereof, whereby they cannot perform the duties of their said respective offices, it shall be lawful for the President of the United States, in case he shall think it necessary, to authorize...
Page 21 - We have witnessed in one department of the Government every endeavor to prevent the restoration of peace, harmony, and union. We have seen hanging upon the verge of the Government, as it were, a body called, or which assumes to be, the Congress of the United States, while in fact it is a Congress of only a part of the States.