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Books Books 121 - 123 of 123 on Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void : it being the true intent and....  
" 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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Victory of Law: The Fourteenth Amendment, the Civil War, and American ...

Deak Nabers - History - 2006 - 239 pages
...on the subject. The Kansas- Nebraska Act explicitly announced that its "true intent and meaning" was "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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Woodrow Wilson: Essential Writings and Speeches of the Scholar-president

Woodrow Wilson - Biography & Autobiography - 2006 - 429 pages
...in the matter of slavery. It was declared in the new bill to be the "true intent and meaning" of the Act, "not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it there from, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to regulate their domestic institutions...
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Lincoln and Douglas: The Debates that Defined America

Allen C. Guelzo - History - 2008 - 383 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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