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" There shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in the said territory, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted : Provided always, That any person escaping into the same, from whom labor or... "
The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ... - Page 167
by Ida Minerva Tarbell, John McCan Davis - 1896 - 240 pages
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Manifest Destiny: A Primary Source History of America's Territorial ...

Jesse Jarnow, J. T. Moriarty - History - 2004 - 64 pages
...in the punishment of crimes whereof the party shall have been duly convicted: Provided, always,That any person escaping into the same, from whom labor...reclaimed and conveyed to the person claiming his or her labor or service as aforesaid. Page 20: The Texas Declaration of Independence (Excerpt) TRANSCRIPTION...
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The Abolitionist Movement

Claudine L. Ferrell - History - 2006 - 210 pages
...punishment of crimes . . . : provided always, that any person escaping into the same, from whom labour or service is lawfully claimed in any one of the original states, such fugitive may be lawfully reclaimed.'1 The Congress, in effect, was, while respecting slave property, asserting the power to...
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Slave Nation: How Slavery United the Colonies and Sparked the American ...

Alfred W. Blumrosen, Ruth G. Blumrosen - History - 2006 - 356 pages
...adopted King's draft fugitive slave clause of 1785 without substantial change. It applied only to slaves "from whom labor or service is lawfully claimed in any one of the original states." The word "lawfully" was deleted and the limitation to slaves escaping from the original states was...
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Reflections on Constitutional Law

George Anastaplo - Law - 2006 - 288 pages
...slavery nor involuntary servitude in the said territory, otherwise than in punishment of crimes whereof the party shall have been duly convicted: Provided...reclaimed and conveyed to the person claiming his or her labor or service as aforesaid. Be it ordained by the authority aforesaid, That the resolutions of the...
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The Constitution in Congress: Descent into the Maelstrom, 1829-1861

David P. Currie - Law - 2007 - 344 pages
...n.(a) (Jul 12, 1787): "Provided always, that any person escaping into the [Territory], from whom labour or service is lawfully claimed in any one of the original...claiming his or her labour or service as aforesaid." The Articles of Confederation had contained no such provision. Pennsylvania, however, in providing...
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Lincoln at Cooper Union: The Speech That Made Abraham Lincoln President

Harold Holzer - History - 2006 - 368 pages
...nor involuntary servitude in the said Territory otherwise than in the punishment of crimes whereof the party shall have been duly convicted; provided...from whom labor or service is lawfully claimed in any of the original States, such fugitive may be lawfully reclaimed, and conveyed to the person claiming...
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Classics of American Political and Constitutional Thought: Origins through ...

Scott J. Hammond, Kevin R. Hardwick, Howard Leslie Lubert - History - 2007 - 1193 pages
...nor involuntary servitude in the said territory, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes whereof hority, th C labor or service as aforesaid. Be it ordained by the authority aforesaid, That the resolutions of the...
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Manual of the Constitution of the United States: Designed for the ...

Israel Ward Andrews - United States - 1874 - 370 pages
...otherwise than in the punishment of crimes whereof the party shall have been duly convicted : I'rovided, always, that any person escaping into the same, from...reclaimed and conveyed to the person claiming his or her labor or service as aforesaid. ~ Be it ordained, by the authority aforesaid, that the resolutions of...
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Government and the American Economy: A New History

Price V. Fishback - History - 2008 - 560 pages
The American economy has provided a level of well-being that has consistently ranked at or near the top of the international ladder. A key source of this success has been ...
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The Causes of the Civil War: The Political, Cultural, Economic and ...

Paul Calore - History - 2008 - 308 pages
...slave owners had the right to reclaim their fugitive slaves. Under this law, "any person escaping ... from whom labor or service is lawfully claimed in...reclaimed and conveyed to the person claiming his or her labor or service as aforesaid." This provision of the ordinance wasn't exactly a new one but simply...
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