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" I, AB, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I have never voluntarily borne arms against the United States since I have been a citizen thereof; that I have voluntarily given no aid, countenance, counsel, or encouragement to persons engaged in armed hostility... "
Compilation of Laws Relating to the Navy, Marine Corps, Etc: From the ... - Page 144
by United States - 1883 - 401 pages
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Speeches and Addresses Delivered in the Congress of the United States: And ...

Henry Winter Davis - United States - 1867 - 598 pages
...rebellion, and, in so avowing himself, having violated his oath as a member of this House, that he had given no aid, countenance, counsel, or encouragement to persons engaged in armed hostility to the United States." On the llth of April, 1864, Mr. Davis addressed the House on this resolution...
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Speeches and Addresses Delivered in the Congress of the United States: And ...

Henry Winter Davis - United States - 1867 - 616 pages
...rebellion, and, in so avowing himself, having violated his oath as a member of this House, that he had given no aid, countenance, counsel, or encouragement to persons engaged in armed hostility to the United States." On the llth of April, 1864, Mr. Davis addressed the House on this resolution...
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The Constitution of the United States: Defined and Carefully Annotated

George Washington Paschal - Constitutional law - 1868 - 450 pages
...the all federal officers to take the following oath:— "I, А. В., doteštoatb* solemnly swear (or affirm), that I have never voluntarily borne arms...hostility to the United States ; that I have not yielded л voluntary support to any pretended government, authority, power, or Constitution within the United...
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The Constitution of the United States: Defined and Carefully Annotated

George Washington Paschal - Constitutional law - 1868 - 438 pages
...What is the all federal officers to take the following oath:— "I, AB, dotestoatk? solemnly swear (or affirm), that I have never voluntarily borne arms...authority in hostility to the United States ; that I have riot yielded a voluntary support to any pretended government, authority, power, or Constitution within...
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Report of Major General Meade's Military Operations and Administration of ...

United States. Army. Department of the South - Reconstruction - 1868 - 122 pages
...of J uly 19, 1867, to take "the test oath." That oath is as follows : "I, AB, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I have never voluntarily borne arms against...authority, in hostility to the United States; that I have r.ot yielded a voluntary support to any pretended government, authority, power, or constitution, within...
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House Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Executive Documents: 13th ..., Volume 17

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1868 - 1124 pages
...of July 19, 1867, to take the " test oath." That oath is as follows : I, AB, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I have never voluntarily borne arms against...attempted to exercise the functions of any office \vhfttever, under any authority, or pretended authority, in hostility to the United States ; that I...
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Manual Constitution of the United States ... with ... Amendments ...

United States. Congress. House - Parliamentary practice - 1868 - 554 pages
...emoluments thereof, take and subscribe the following oath or affirmation : " I, AB, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I have never voluntarily borne arms against...hostility thereto; that I have neither sought nor accepted iior attempted to exercise the functions of any office what ever under any authority or pretended authority...
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Annual Reports of the War Department, Volume 1

United States. War Department - 1868 - 1148 pages
...his board, for transmittal to these headquarters, the following oath: "I, AB, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I have never voluntarily borne arms against...armed hostility thereto; that I have neither sought or accepted nor attempted to exercise the functions of any office whatever under any authority or pretended...
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The American Annual Cyclopśdia and Register of Important Events ..., Volume 6

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1868 - 828 pages
...oath prescribed by law ; which was done in the following form : I, Schuyler Colfax, do solemnly swear that I have never voluntarily borne arms against the...persons engaged in armed hostility thereto : that I nave neither sought nor accepted nor attempted to exercise the functions of any office whatever, under...
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History of the Thirty-ninth Congress of the United States

William Horatio Barnes - United States - 1868 - 726 pages
...resolution that in the case of Mr. Patterson there should be omitted from the test oath the following words: "That I have neither sought, nor accepted, nor attempted...pretended authority, in hostility to the United States." This joint resolution having passed the Senate, was immediately sent to the House of Representatives,...
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