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The Missouri Compromise: An Address Delivered Before the Citizens of ...
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Page 9 - Louisiana, which lies north of 36° 30' north latitude, not included within the limits of the State contemplated by this act, slavery and involuntary servitude, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, shall be, and is hereby, forever prohibited.