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Strana 85 - I believe, it was provided that it must be considered " the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any State or territory, or to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their own domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution of the United States.
Strana 196 - A motion was immediately made by the opposition, which brought on a vote, and we found ourselves in a minority of one. I was standing in the lobby, paying eager attention and would have given the world to be at Harris' side, but was too far off to get there in time.
Strana 49 - States, or a citizen of a Territory, is not a citizen of a State...
Strana 122 - I passed the KansasNebraska Act myself. I had the authority and power of a dictator throughout the whole controversy in both houses.
Strana 91 - Affairs succeeded in procuring the agreement of the emigrants that they would encamp on the western borders of Missouri, until the end of the next session of Congress, in order to see if Congress would not in the mean time, by law, open the country to emigration.
Strana 193 - Clemens, and by the members of the House from those States. Immediately after its first defeat, I went to my children's plantation, in Mississippi, and from there to Mobile, intending to see the president of the Mobile Railroad, then building, but which had been stopped, and failed for want of means. I inquired the way to...