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Page 55 - And he said, Take now thy son, thine only son Isaac, whom thou lovest, and get thee into the land of Moriah ; and offer him there for a burnt offering upon one of the mountains which I will tell thee of.
Page 113 - I wish to say, furthermore, that you had better, all you people at the South, prepare yourselves for a settlement of that question, that must come up for settlement sooner than you are prepared for it. The sooner you are prepared the better. You may dispose of me very easily. I am nearly disposed of now; but this question is still to be settled, — this negro question, I mean; the end of that is not yet.
Page 102 - The inhabitants of the ceded territory shall be incorporated in the Union of the United States and admitted as soon as possible according to the principles of the federal Constitution to the enjoyment of all the rights, advantages and immunities of citizens of the United States, and in the mean time they shall be maintained and protected in the free enjoyment of their liberty, property and the Religion which they profess.
Page 102 - States, the latter expressly engaged that "the inhabitants of the ceded territory shall be incorporated in the Union of the United States and admitted as soon as possible, according to the principles of the Federal Constitution, to the enjoyment of all the rights, advantages, and immunities of citizens of the United States...
Page 73 - An act to provide for the location of the seat of government of the state of Nebraska, and for the erection of public buildings thereat.
Page 69 - Shall the decision of the Chair stand as the judgment of the House?
Page 324 - That this act shall not take effect except upon the fundamental condition, that within the state of Nebraska, there shall be no denial of the elective franchise, or of any other right, to any person, by reason of race or color...
Page 212 - I asked the general to look again, that the major was very confident that he could see columns of smoke, which, of course indicated an Indian village. The general made another examination and again asserted that there were no columns of smoke. However, to satisfy curiosity, and to give our guides no chance to claim that they had shown us an Indian village and we would not attack it, he suggested to Capt.
Page 187 - IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the great seal of the United States.