Journal of the House of Representatives of the State of South-Carolina

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The State, 1844 - South Carolina
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Page 65 - ... Constitution ; nor did Massachusetts herself treat as citizens persons of this class residing within her limits, either at the adoption of the Constitution or since; but, on the contrary, they were subjected to various disabilities, from which her other inhabitants were exempt. Your committee cannot but regard this extraordinary movement as part of a deliberate and concerted scheme to subvert the domestic institutions of the Southern States, in plain violation of the terms of the national compact,...
Page 55 - States and to the whole world, that Great Britain desires, and is constantly exerting herself to procure, the general abolition of slavery throughout the world.
Page 65 - ... this State yielded the right to keep troops or ships of war, in time of peace, without the consent of Congress; but while thus consenting to be disarmed, she has, in no part of the constitutional compact, surrendered her right of internal government and police ; and, on the contrary thereof, has expressly reserved all powers not delegated to the United States, nor prohibited by it to the States. The State of Massachusetts denominates as citizens, those persons for whose protection her tender...
Page 65 - Saussure, from the Committee on Federal Relations, to whom was referred Message No. 3 of His Excellency the Governor, and the Communication of Samuel Hoar, submitted the following Report, which was read, and ordered to be considered immediately: The Committee on Federal Relations, to whom was referred the Communication of His Excellency the Governor, transmitting a letter addressed to him by Samuel Hoar, an agent of the State of Massachusetts for certain purposes, submit the following Report : By...
Page 144 - An Act for the better securing the Liberty of the Subject, and for Prevention of Imprisonments beyond the Seas.
Page 133 - Act, where a punishment has not been otherwise provided, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and upon conviction thereof by any court of competent jurisdiction, shall be liable to...
Page 66 - Resolved, That free negroes and persons of color are not citizens of the United States within the meaning of the Constitution, which confers upon the citizens of one State the privileges and immunities of citizens in the several States.
Page 65 - This agent comes here, not as a citizen of the United States, but as the emissary of a foreign government hostile to our domestic institutions, and with the sole purpose of subverting our internal police.
Page 165 - States. Resolved, That his Excellency the Governor be requested to transmit copies of the foregoing report and resolutions to each of our Senators and Representatives in Congress...
Page 118 - An Act more effectually to prevent free negroes and other persons of colour from entering into this State, and for other purposes...

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