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" Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void : it being the true intent and meaning of this act, not 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... "
Collections of the Kansas State Historical Society - Page 181
1915
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Annual Register

History - 1858
...contained in the organic Act of Congress of the 30th of May, 1854. Congress declared it to be ' the true intent and meaning of this Act not to legislate...therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way.' Under it Kansas, ' when admitted...
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Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session - 50th ...

States Congress House United States Congress House - United States
...compro-' 1128 [June 28, 1856. raise measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void ; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the constitution...
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Journal of the Executive Proceedings of the Senate of the United States of ...

United States. Congress. Senate - Legislation - 1887
...to the settlement of the question of domestic slavery in the Territories! Congress is neither •' to legislate slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to...
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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...therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution...
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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...therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way." Under it Kansas, "when admitted...
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The Nebraska question: comprising speeches in the United States Senate

Stephen Arnold Douglas - 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...therefrom ; but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution...
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Kansas and Nebraska: The History, Geographical and Physical Characteristics ...

Edward E. Hale - 1854
...fifty, commonly called the compromise measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the constitution...
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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...therefrom ; but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institnlions in their own way, •ubjact only to the Constitution...
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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...therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institulions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution...
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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
...declared "in,penitive 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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