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The Nebraska Question: Comprising Speeches in the United States Senate by Mr ... - Page 99
by Stephen Arnold Douglas, Salmon Portland Chase, Truman Smith, Edward Everett, Benjamin Franklin Wade, George Edmund Badger, William Henry Seward, Charles Sumner, Redfield, J.S., New York, Pub, United States. Congress Senate - 1854 - 119 pages
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British and Foreign State Papers

International relations - 1866
...institution" of slavery. This will be rendered clear by a simple reference to its language. It was " not to legislate slavery into any territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, bat to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in...
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The American Almanac and Repository of Useful Knowledge for the ..., Volume 26

Almanacs, American - 1855
...measures, is hereby declared inopenite and void ; it being the true intent a"hd meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their...
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The Western Journal, Volume 12

1854
...measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State; nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their...
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Annual Report of the Department of the Interior, Part 1

United States. Dept. of the Interior - 1857
...institution " of slavery. This will be rendered clear by a simple reference to its language. It was "not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their...
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Speach

William H. Seward - 1854
...declared that the first irrepealable act protecting Nebraska from slavery was now declared " inoperative and void," because it was inconsistent with the present...in the regions acquired from France in 1803, by the wise and prudent foresight of the Congress of the United States. The law of 1850, on the contrary,...
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The Western Journal and Civilian: Devoted to Agriculture ..., Volume 12

Missouri - 1854
...measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State; nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institulions in their...
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Speech of Truman Smith, of Connecticut, on the Nebraska question: Delivered ...

Truman Smith - Kansas-Nebraska bill - 1854 - 23 pages
...declared inoperative and void." Here the peroration. •'It being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom ; but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institnlions in their...
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Kansas and Nebraska: The History, Geographical and Physical Characteristics ...

Edward E. Hale - 1854
...measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their...
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THE LIFE OF WILLIAM H. SEWARD WITH SELECTIONS FROM HIS WORKS

GEORGE E. BAKER - 1855
...declared that the first irrepealable act protecting Nebraska from slavery was now declared " inoperative and" void," because it was inconsistent with the present...in the regions acquired from France in 1803, by the wise and prudent foresight of the Congress of the United States. The law of 1850, on the contrary,...
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The Life of William H. Seward with Selections from His Works

William Henry Seward - 1855 - 410 pages
...declared that the first irrepealable act protecting Nebraska from slavery was now declared " inoperative and void," because it was inconsistent with the present...institutions in the regions acquired from France in 1S03, by the wise and prudent foresight of the Congress of the United States. The law of 1850, on the...
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