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" There shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in the said territory, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted : Provided always, That any person escaping into the same, from whom labor or... "
The Early Life of Abraham Lincoln: Containing Many Unpublished Documents and ... - Page 167
by Ida Minerva Tarbell, John McCan Davis - 1896 - 240 pages
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The Causes of the Civil War: The Political, Cultural, Economic and ...

Paul Calore - History - 2008 - 308 pages
...slave owners had the right to reclaim their fugitive slaves. Under this law, "any person escaping ... from whom labor or service is lawfully claimed in...reclaimed and conveyed to the person claiming his or her labor or service as aforesaid." This provision of the ordinance wasn't exactly a new one but simply...
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The Negro in Our History [Facsimile Edition]

Carter G. Woodson - Social Science - 2008 - 412 pages
...nor involuntary servitude in the said territory, otherwise than in the punishment of crime, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted: Provided...any person escaping into the same, from whom labor may be lawfully elaimed in any one of the original States, such fugitive may be lawfully reelaimed...
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