Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History and Biography for Ready Reference, Volume 3 (Google eBook)

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Howard Louis Conard
Southern history Company, Haldeman, Conard & Company, proprietors, 1901 - Missouri
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Page 397 - That in the event of the passage of any act of Congress conflicting with the principles herein expressed, Missouri will be found in hearty co,operation with the slave-holding States, in such measures as may be deemed necessary for our mutual protection against the encroachments of Northern fanaticism.
Page 492 - The objects of the corporation, as declared by the charter and by-laws, are " to maintain a commercial exchange ; to promote uniformity in the customs and usages of merchants ; to inculcate principles of justice and equity in trade ; to facilitate the speedy adjustment of business disputes; to acquire" and to disseminate valuable commercial and economic information ; and generally, to secure to its members the benefits of co-operation in the furtherance of their legitimate pursuits.
Page 409 - The right to prohibit slavery in any Territory belongs exclusively to the people thereof, and can only be exercised by them in forming their constitution for a State government, or in their sovereign capacity as an independent State.
Page 409 - Territories with their property would be an exercise of power by Congress inconsistent with the spirit upon which our Federal compact was based, insulting to the sovereignty and dignity of the States thus affected, calculated to alienate one portion of the Union from another, and tending ultimately to disunion.
Page 139 - ... sides projected from the bottom of the boat to the water-line at an angle of about thirtyfive degrees, and from the water-line the sides fell back at about the same angle to form a slanting casemate, the gundeck being but a foot above water. This slanting casemate extended across the hull, near the bow and stern, forming a quadrilateral gun-deck. Three...
Page 536 - for excellence of work and for the establishment of the kindergarten as a part of the public school system'.
Page 409 - ... of power by congress, inconsistent with the spirit upon which our federal compact was based ; insulting to the sovereignty and dignity of the states thus affected ; calculated to alienate one portion of the Union from another, and tending ultimately to disunion. 3d. That this general assembly regard the conduct of the Northern states, on the subject of slavery, as releasing the slaveholding states from all further adherence...
Page 67 - The merciful man doeth good to his own soul : but he that is cruel troubleth his own flesh.
Page 409 - That this general assembly regard the conduct of the Northern states, on the subject of slavery, as releasing the slaveholding states from all further adherence to the basis of compromise fixed on by the act of congress of...
Page 409 - African slave trade, made for securing the recovery of fugitive slaves ; any attempt therefore on the part of Congress to legislate on the subject so as to affect the institution of slavery in the States, in the District of Columbia or in the Territories, is, to say the least, a violation of the principles upon which that instrument is founded.

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