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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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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the ..., Volume 26

Jared Sparks, Francis Bowen, George Partridge Sanger - Almanacs, American - 1855
...1850, commonly called the Compromise measures, is herehy declared inoperate and void ; it heing the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, hut to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in...
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The Life of William H. Seward with Selections from His Works

William Henry Seward - 1855 - 410 pages
...declared " inoperative and* void," because it was inconsistent with the present purposes of Congress not to legislate slavery into any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom. But take this apology in whatever foi'm it may be expressed, and test its logic by a simple process. The....
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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - United States - 1855
...fourteenth section declares that: " It is lbę true Intent and meaning of thi> act not to legiilaie slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but 10 leave the people thereof perfe tly free to form and regulate their domestic inititutioni in tin...
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Kansas, its interior and exterior life: including a full view of its ...

Sara Tappan Lawrence Robinson - Kansas - 1856 - 366 pages
...of our republic." In the organic act of the territory, section 14, is the following: " It being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...United States." But how can this "intent" be carried out with an executive and judiciary, and two thirds of the legislative power, in opposition to the...
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American slavery: repr. of an article [by N.W. Senior, entitled Slavery in ...

Nassau William Senior, Harriet Elizabeth Beecher Stowe, Charles Sumner - 1856
...without precedent, and which has been aptly called " a stump speech in its belly," namely: "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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The life and public services of James Buchanan

Rushmore G. Horton - Campaign biography - 1856 - 416 pages
...than give the force of law to this elementary principle of self-government, declaring it to be ' 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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Recent speeches and addresses [1851-1855]

Charles Sumner - United States - 1856 - 562 pages
...precedent, and which has been aptly called " a stump speech in its belly," namely ; " 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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SPEECH OF HON. CHARLES SUMNER, IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES, 19th and ...

1856
...without precedent, and which has been aptly called " a stump speech in its belly," namely, "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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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 6; Volume 37

Conrad Swackhamer, Spencer Wallace Cone - United States - 1856
...than give the force of law to this elementary principle of self-government, declaring it to be "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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The Republican Party and Its Presidential Candidates: With Sketches of ...

Benjamin Franklin Hall - United States - 1856 - 512 pages
...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." We have now briefly traced the...
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