History of Illinois, from 1778 to 1833: and Life and Times of Ninian Edwards (Google eBook)

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1870
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Page 109 - ... well and truly to hear and determine the matter in question, according to the best of his judgment, without favour affection or hope of reward:" provided also that no state shall be deprived of territory for the- benefit of the united states.
Page 183 - It is hereby ordained and declared by the authority aforesaid, that the following articles shall be considered as articles of compact between the original states and the people and states in the said territory, and forever remain unalterable, unless by common consent...
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