Journal of the Proceedings and Debates in the Constitutional Convention of the State of Mississippi

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Page 53 - That neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly Convicted, shall hereafter exist in this State ; and the Legislature at its next session, and thereafter, as the public welfare may require, shall provide by law for the protection and security of the person and property of the
Page 263 - to restore the State, to her constitutional relations with the Federal Government, and to present such a republican form of government as will entitle the State to the guarantee of the United States therefor, and its people to the protection of the United States against invasion
Page 97 - an ordinance to dissolve the union between the State of Mississippi, and other States united with her under the compact entitled the Constitution of the United States of
Page 178 - An ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Mississippi, and other States, united with her under the compact, entitled, the "Constitution of the United States of
Page 34 - An ordinance to dissolve the union between the State of Mississippi and other States united with her under the compact entitled, 'The Constitution of the United States of
Page 141 - An Ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Mississippi and other States united with her under the compact, entitled, The Constitution of the united States of
Page 165 - The institution of slavery having been destroyed in the State of Mississippi, neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall hereafter exist in this State ; and the Legislature, at its next session, and thereafter, as the public welfare may require, shall provide by law for the protection and
Page 180 - Mississippi and other States, united with her, under the compact entitled the "Constitution of the United States of America," is hereby declared to be null and void.
Page 3 - of Delegates, to be chosen by that portion of the people of said State who are loyal to the united States, and no others, for the purpose of altering or amending the Constitution thereof/
Page 54 - That neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall hereafter exist in this State ; and the Legislature at its next session, and thereafter,

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