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" I tell you, gentlemen of the South, in all candor, I do not believe a Democratic candidate can ever carry any one Democratic State of the North on the platform that it is the duty of the Federal Government to force the people of a Territory to have slavery... "
Proceedings of the Mississippi Valley Historical Association - Page 208
1914
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Kansas Bill

Judah Philip Benjamin - Kansas - 1858 - 29 pages
...would have voted for Mr. Buchanan, but for the fact that he was understood to occupy that position. I tell you, gentlemen of the South, in all candor,...a Territory to have slavery when they do not want it. But if the true principles of State-rights and popular sovereignty be maintained and carried out...
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Life of Stephen A. Douglas: United States Senator from Illinois

Henry Martyn Flint - 1860 - 457 pages
...understood to occupy that position. Gentlemen of the southern States, I tell you in all candor that I do not believe a Democratic candidate can ever carry any one northern Democratic State on the platform that it is the duty of the Federal Government to force the...
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The Century, Volume 34

1887
...of Congress, where the people of a Territory refuse it, you must step off the Democratic platform. " I tell you, gentlemen of the South, in all candor,...a Territory to have slavery when they do not want it."J The discussion extended itself to other Senators; Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi, Clay, of Alabama,...
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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States, Volume 6

Hermann Von Holst, Ira Hutchinson Brainerd - Constitutional history - 1889
...depart in peace, as you no longer belong to us. . . . I do not believe a democratic candidate can even carry any one democratic state of the north on the...a territory to have slavery when they do not want it." 1 Brown absolutely denied that he had changed his views. The provision of the Kansas-Nebraska...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 2

John George Nicolay, John Hay - Presidents - 1890 - 470 pages
...of Congress, where the people of a Territory refuse it, you must step off the Democratic platform. I tell you, gentlemen of the South, in all candor,...a Territory to have slavery when they do not want it." The discussion extended itself to other Senators ; Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi, Clay, of Alabama,...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 2

John George Nicolay, John Hay - United States - 1890 - 470 pages
...of Congress, where the people of a Territory refuse it, you must step off the Democratic platform. I tell you, gentlemen of the South, in all candor,...a Territory to have slavery when they do not want it." The discussion extended itself to other Senators ; Jefferson Davis, of Mississippi, Clay, of Alabama,...
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Life of Stephen A. Douglas: To which are Added His Speeches and Reports

Henry Martyn Flint - United States - 1890 - 218 pages
...candor that I do not believe a Democratic candidate ctin ever carry any one northern Democratic State on the platform that it is the duty of the Federal...Government to force the people of a Territory to have shivery when they do not want it. But if the true principles of State lights and popular sovereignty...
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Studies in American History

Mary Sheldon Barnes, Earl Barnes - United States - 1891 - 431 pages
...and enjoy the same while the Territorial condition remains. For the Northern Democrats, by Douglas : I tell you, gentlemen of the South, in all candor,...a Territory to have slavery when they do not want it.325 For the American National Constitutional party, by tbeir platform, which ran : The Constitution...
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 ...

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1892
...sovereignty in earnest arguments, familiar to the readers of this work. He made the emphatic declaration : " I tell you, gentlemen of the South, in all candor,...a territory to have slavery when they do not want it." ' Jefferson Davis replied to Douglas : " The senator asks," said he, "will you make a discrimination...
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850 to the ..., Volume 2

James Ford Rhodes - United States - 1892
...sovereignty in earnest arguments, familiar to the readers of this work. He made the emphatic declaration : " I tell you, gentlemen of the South, in all candor,...a territory to have slavery when they do not want it." ' Jefferson Davis replied to Douglas : " The senator asks," said he, " will you make a discrimination...
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