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Page 618 - PARTY SHALL HAVE BEEN DULY CONVICTED : PROVIDED, ALWAYS, THAT ANY PERSON ESCAPING INTO THE SAME, FROM WHOM LABOR OR SERVICE IS LAWFULLY CLAIMED IN ANY ONE OF THE ORIGINAL STATES, SUCH FUGITIVE MAY BE LAWFULLY RECLAIMED AND CONVEYED TO THE PERSON CLAIMING HIS OR HER LABOR OR SERVICE AS AFORESAID. 1
Page 525 - within the above described boundaries, they shall be entitled to a State government, and be admitted, by its delegates, into the Congress of the United States, on an equal footing with the original States, in all respects whatever, and shall be at liberty to form a permanent constitution and State government ; provided the constitution and government so
Page 525 - compliance with your request, I have perused the law to regulate trade and intercourse with the Indian tribes and to preserve peace on the frontiers. As the murder of these Indians was done on lands ceded by treaty to the United States, it appears to me that the law does not embrace
Page 616 - all parts of the Confederacy} the fundamental principles of civil and religious liberty, which form the basis whereon these Republics, their laws and constitutions, are erected; to fix and establish those principles as the basis of all laws, constitutions, and governments which forever hereafter shall be formed in said
Page 516 - government in that stage ; for that part of the Ordinance which defines the power of the General Assembly gives " the Governor, Legislative Council, and House of Representatives the authority to make laws in all cases for the good government of the district, not repugnant to the principles and articles in this Ordinance established and declared.
Page 616 - to provide also for the establishment of States, and permanent government therein, and for their admission to a share in the Federal councils, on an equal looting with the original States, at as early periods as may be consistent with the general interest— It is hereby
Page 605 - That, after the year 1800 of the Christian era, there shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in any of the said States, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes whereof the party shall have been duly convicted to have been personally guilty.
Page 515 - the Governor shall proceed, from time to time, as circu-mstances may require, to lay out the parts of the district in which the Indian titles shall have been extinguished into counties and townships, subject, however, to such alterations as may hereafter be made by the legislature,
Page 78 - of July, 1787, for the government of the Territory of the United States north-west of the river Ohio, it is directed that, for the due execution of process, civil and criminal, the Governor shall make proper divisions of the said Territory, and proceed from time to time, as circumstances may require, to lay out the parts of the
Page 518 - the inferences that may be deduced therefrom. It is made expressly his duty. " The Governor shall from time to time, as circumstances may require, proceed to lay out the parts of the district in which the Indian titles shall have been extinguished into counties and townships ;