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The History of Jackson County, Missouri: Containing a History of the County ... - Page 421
1881 - 1006 pages
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British and Foreign State Papers

International relations - 1866
...institution" of slavery. This will be rendered clear by a simple reference to its language. It was " not to legislate slavery into any territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, bat to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in...
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The Western Journal, Volume 12

History - 1854
...I860, commonly called the compromise measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...or State; nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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Annual Report of the Department of the Interior, Part 1

United States. Dept. of the Interior - Political Science - 1857
...slavery contained in the organic act of Congress of the 30th May, 1854. Congress declared it to be "the true intent and meaning of this act, not to legislate...or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way."...
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Speech of Truman Smith, of Connecticut, on the Nebraska question: Delivered ...

Truman Smith - Kansas-Nebraska bill - 1854 - 23 pages
...the enacting clause. "Is hereby declared inoperative and void." Here the peroration. 'It being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...State, nor to exclude it therefrom ; but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institnlions in their own way,...
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The Western Journal and Civilian: Devoted to Agriculture ..., Volume 12

Missouri - 1854
...I860, commonly called the compromise measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...or State; nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institulions in their own way,...
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The Nebraska Question: Comprising Speeches in the United States Senate by Mr ...

Stephen Arnold Douglas, Salmon Portland Chase, Truman Smith, Edward Everett, Benjamin Franklin Wade, George Edmund Badger, William Henry Seward, Charles Sumner, Redfield, J.S., New York, Pub, United States. Congress Senate - Compromise of 1850 - 1854 - 119 pages
...1850, commonly called the compromise measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void, it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...State, nor to exclude it therefrom ; but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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Speach

William H. Seward - 1854
...declared " inoperative and void," because it was inconsistent with the present purposes of Congress not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom. But take this apology in whatever form it may be expressed, and test its logic by a simple process. The...
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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the ..., Volume 26

Jared Sparks, Francis Bowen, George Partridge Sanger - Almanacs, American - 1855
...1850, commonly called the Compromise measures, is herehy declared inoperate and void ; it heing the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, hut to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 5; Volume 36

Conrad Swackhamer - United States - 1855
...the good sense of the people ever permitted it to be removed. This much-abused bill does not propose to " legislate slavery into any territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - Law - 1855
...provides for. It is most true, air, that the fourteenth section declares that: " It is the true Intent ami meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any Territory or stair, nor to exclude it therefrom, but 10 leave the people thereof perfe<tty free to form and regulate...
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