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" ... idle to suppose that the General Government can stretch its hand directly into the pockets of the people, scattered over so vast a country. They can only do it through the medium of exports, imports and excises. For what, then, are all the sacrifices... "
Henry J. Raymond and the New York Press, for Thirty Years: Progress of ... - Page 388
by Augustus Maverick - 1870 - 501 pages
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The Christian Review, Volume 15

Baptists - 1850
...imports, and excises. For what, then, are nil these sacrifices to be made ? He would sooner submit himself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United...States, than saddle posterity with such a Constitution." He moved to confine the representation to free inhahitants. Sherman "did not regard the admission of...
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The History of the United States of America, Volume 3

Richard Hildreth - United States - 1849
...imports, and excises. For what, then, are all these sacrifices to be made ? He would sooner submit himself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United...States than saddle posterity with such a Constitution." He moved to confine the representation to free inhabitants. Sherman "did not regard the admission of...
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Report of the committee on slavery, to the Convention of Congregational ...

Charles Lowell - Social Science - 1849 - 92 pages
...imports and excises. For what, then, are all the sacrifices to be made? He would sooner submit himself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United...States, than saddle posterity with such a Constitution. Mr. Dayton seconded the motion. He did it, he said, that his sentiments on the subject might appear,...
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The Constitution a Pro-slavery Compact: Or, Extracts from the Madison Papers ...

James Madison - Slavery - 1856 - 208 pages
...imports, and excises. For what, then, are all the sacrifices to be made ? He would sooner submit himself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United...States, than saddle posterity with such a Constitution. Mr. DAYTON seconded the motion. He did it, he said, that his sentiments on the subject might appear,...
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Republican landmarks: the views and opinons of American statesmen on foreign ...

John Philip Sanderson - Naturalization - 1856 - 367 pages
...imports, and excises. For what, then, are all the sacrifices to be made 1 He would sooner submit himself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United...States, than saddle posterity with such a Constitution. Mr. Dayton seconded the motion. He did it, he said, that his sentiments on the subject might appear,...
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An Historical Research Respecting the Opinions of the Founders of the ...

George Livermore - African Americans - 1862 - 215 pages
...imports, and excises. For what, then, are all the sacrifices to be made ? He would sooner submit himself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United...States than saddle posterity with such a Constitution." — Madison Papers, Elliot, vol. v. pp. 392, 393. Mr. Rufus King, of Massachusetts, in the same debate,...
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The debates in the several state conventions on the adoption of ..., Volume 5

Jonathan Elliot, James Madison, United States. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional history - 1863
...imports, and excises. For what, then, are all the sacrifices to be made ? He would sooner submit himself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United States, than saddle pos terity with such a Constitution. Mr. DAYTON seconded the motion. He did it, he said, that his sentiments...
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The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - History - 1864
...excises. For what, then, are all the sacrifices to be made ? He would sooner submit himself to a tax, paying for all the negroes in the United States, than saddle posterity with such a Constitution. "Mr. DAYTON [of New Jersey] seconded the motion. He did it, he said, that his sentiments on the subject...
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The American conflict: a history of the great rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1865
...excises. For what, thon, are all the sacrifices to be made? lie would sooner submit himself to a tax, paying for all the negroes in the United States, than saddle posterity with such a ConsMutiun. "Mr. DAYTOM [of New Jersey] seconded the motion. He did it, ho said, that his sentiments...
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THE LIVES AND TIMES OF THE CHIEF JUSTICES OF THE Supreme Court of the United ...

HENRY FLANDERS - 1874
...imports, and excises. For what, then, are all the sacrifices to be made? He would sooner submit himself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United States, than saddle posterity with such a Constitution.9 It was also urged against slave representation, that it would encourage the slave trade,...
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