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" When I drew the ordinance (which passed, a few words excepted, as I originally formed it) I had no idea the states would agree to the sixth article, prohibiting slavery, as only Massachusetts of the Eastern states was present, and therefore omitted it... "
Indiana: A Redemption from Slavery - Page 206
by Jacob Piatt Dunn - 1888 - 453 pages
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The Iowa Journal of History, Volume 5

Iowa - 1907
...clause was no part of a compromise in the committee, since he states that "when I drew the ordinance I had no idea the states would agree to the sixth article prohibiting slavery as only Massachu1 Benton's Thirty Years'1 View, Vol. II, p. 773. • Ford's Bibliography of the Continental...
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The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries, Volume 5

History - 1907
...prohibiting slavery, as only Massachusetts, of the eastern States, was present — and therefore (I) omitted it in the draft; but finding the house favorably disposed on the subject, after we had completed the other parts, I moved the article, which was agreed to without...
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Lectures on the growth and development of the United States ..., Volume 3

Edwin Wiley, Irving Everett Rines, Albert Bushnell Hart - United States - 1916
...chiefly by Eastern people; and there is, I think, full an equal chance of its adopting Eastern politics. When I drew the Ordinance (which passed, a few words...slavery, as only Massachusetts, of the Eastern States, waa present, and therefore omitted it in the draft; hut, finding the House favorably disposed on this...
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Proceedings, Volume 10, Part 2

Organization of American Historians - Mississippi River Valley - 1921
...congress state plainly what it did mean? The explanation is furnished by the statement of Nathan Dane: "When I drew the ordinance (which passed, a few words...Eastern States, was present, and therefore omitted it from the draft ; but finding the House favorably disposed on this subject, after we had completed the...
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Contributions to Education

Education - 1922
...government of the country, and we finally found it necessary to adopt the best system we could get. ... I had no idea the states would agree to the sixth...Massachusetts, of the eastern states, was present, — but, . . . after we had completed the other parts I moved the article, which was agreed to without...
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The Educational Significance of the Early Federal Land Ordinances

Howard Cromwell Taylor - School lands - 1922 - 139 pages
...government of the country, and we finally found it necessary to adopt the best system we could get. ... I had no idea the states would agree to the sixth...Massachusetts, of the eastern states, was present, — but, . . . after we had completed the other parts I moved the article, which was agreed to without...
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The Educational Significance of the Early Federal Land Ordinances ..., Issue 118

Howard Cromwell Taylor - School lands - 1922 - 138 pages
...government of the country, and we finally found it necessary to adopt the best system we could get. ... I had no idea the states would agree to the sixth...as only Massachusetts, of the eastern states, was present,—but, . . . after we had completed the other parts I moved the article, which was agreed...
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Slavery, Race and the American Revolution

Duncan J. MacLeod - History - 1974 - 249 pages
...the debate on either 1 2 or 1 3 July. Nathan Dane, who took a leading part in framing the Ordinance, had no idea the States would agree to the sixth article,...therefore omitted it in the draft ; but finding the House favourably disposed on the subject, after we had completed the other parts, I moved the article, which...
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Conflict and Compromise: The Political Economy of Slavery, Emancipation and ...

Roger L. Ransom - Business & Economics - 1989 - 317 pages
...amendment. Shortly after the ordinance was enacted, he wrote Rufus King: "When I drew up the ordinance ... I had no idea the states would agree to the sixth...House favorably disposed on this subject, after we completed the other parts, I moved the article, which was agreed to without opposition." See Charles...
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Congress and the Confederation

Peter S. Onuf - History - 1991 - 444 pages
...apparendy no discussion and little comment, Dane could offer no explanation. He wrote Rufus King that he "had no idea the States would agree to the sixth article,...Massachusetts of the Eastern States, was present," and thus he "omitted it" from the draft; "but finding the House favorably disposed on the subject, after...
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