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" The bill declared on its face that its true intent and meaning was "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 their domestic institutions in their... "
A History of Ontario County, New York and Its People - Page 89
by Charles F. Milliken - 1911
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Kansas Affairs in the Senate: Minority Report

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Territories, Jacob Collamer - Kansas - 1856 - 15 pages
...existing laws, and the modifications that might be required on that subject ? The law had declared that its " true intent and meaning was not to legislate Slavery into the Territory, or exclude it therefrom." This would, of course, leave to that people the inquiry, What,...
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a history of the struggle for slavery extension or restriction in the united ...

horace greeley - 1856
...the existing laws, and the modifications that might be required on that subject? The law had declared that its " true intent and meaning was not to legislate Slavery into the Territory, or exclude it therefrom." This would, of course, leave to that people the inquiry, What,...
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The Political Text-book, Or Encyclopedia: Containing Everything Necessary ...

Michael W. Cluskey - United States - 1857 - 636 pages
...existing laws, and the modifications that might be required on that subject The law had declared that its " true intent and meaning was not to legislate slavery into the territory, or exclude it therefrom." This would, of course, leave to that people the inquiry, What,...
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Report of the Joint Committee on the Harpers Ferry Outrages

Virginia. General Assembly. Joint Committee on Harper's Ferry Outrages - Harpers Ferry (W. Va.) - 1860 - 35 pages
...respectively be in a condition to establish their own municipal institutions. The bill declared on its face that its true intent and meaning was " 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 their...
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Helper's Impending Crisis Dissected

Samuel M. Wolfe - Slavery - 1860 - 223 pages
...respectively be in a condition to establish their own municipal institutions. The bill declared on its face that its true intent and meaning was ' 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 their...
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The History of Slavery and the Slave Trade: Ancient and Modern; the Forms of ...

William O. Blake - Slave trade - 1857 - 832 pages
...the existing laws, and the modifications that might be required on that subject? The law had declared that its " true intent and meaning was not to legislate slavery into the territory, or exclude it thereence of opinion exists, and which congress and the courts have never...
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The American crisis considered

Charles Lempriere - History - 1861 - 296 pages
...respectively be in a condition to establish their own municipal institutions. The bill declared on its face that its true intent and meaning was ' 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 their...
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Twenty Years of Congress: From Lincoln to Garfield, Volume 1

James Gillespie Blaine - United States - 1884
...States and Territories as recognized by the Compromise measures of 1850." The bill further declared that " its true intent and meaning was not to legislate...regulate their domestic institutions in their own way." The North was fairly stunned by the proposition made by Mr. Douglas. Had he proposed to abolish...
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Abraham Lincoln and the Men of His Time, Volume 1

Robert Henry Browne - United States - 1901
...that the true intent and meaning of this act is not to legislate slavery into any State or Territory and not to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the...regulate their domestic institutions in their own way." He was approached by one of the prominent Southern senators, with the proposal, that if he would...
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