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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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History of Hickory, Polk, Cedar, Dade, and Barton Counties, Missouri: From ...

Barton County (Mo.) - 1889 - 1096 pages
...IsoO (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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British and Foreign State Papers

International relations - 1866
...institution" of slavery. This will be rendered clear by a simple reference to its language. It was " not to legislate slavery into any territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, bat to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in...
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Slavery, Law, and Politics: The Dred Scott Case in Historical Perspective

Don Edward Fehrenbacher - Medical - 1981 - 326 pages
...to nonintervention. One clause declared that the "true intent and meaning" of the act as a whole was "not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State,...only to the Constitution of the United States." But what, precisely, did this passage mean? Did it authorize the territorial legislatures to establish,...
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The Complete Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858

Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas - History - 1958 - 423 pages
...ask your attention to a portion of the Nebraska Bill, which Judge Douglas has quoted: "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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Great Speeches

Abraham Lincoln - History - 1991 - 113 pages
...argument was incorporated into the Nebraska bill itself, in the language which follows: "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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Civil Rights and African Americans: A Documentary History

Albert P. Blaustein, Robert L. Zangrando - Social Science - 1968 - 671 pages
...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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Race Against the Court: The Supreme Court and Minorities in Contemporary America

Girardeau A. Spann - Law - 1994 - 248 pages
...Nebraska Territory from 36 degrees, 30 minutes to the Canadian border, was a noninterventionist compromise "not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State,...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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The Politics of Dissolution

Marshall L. DeRosa
...850, 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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Stephen A. Douglas

Robert Walter Johannsen - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 993 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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Holland's Life of Abraham Lincoln

Josiah Gilbert Holland - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 552 pages
...argument was incorporated into the Nebraska bill itself, in the language which follows: ' 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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