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" When I drew the ordinance (which passed, a few words excepted, as I originally formed it) I had no idea the states would agree to the sixth article, prohibiting slavery, as only Massachusetts of the Eastern states was present, and therefore omitted it... "
Indiana: A Redemption from Slavery - Page 206
by Jacob Piatt Dunn - 1888 - 453 pages
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The Great Rights of Mankind: A History of the American Bill of Rights

Bernard Schwartz - Law - 1992 - 303 pages
...Thomas Jefferson 604 (Boyd ed. 1951). 39. It is in the handwriting of Nathan Dane, who later wrote, "I drew the ordinance (which passed, a few words excepted, as I originally formed it)." Quoted in Rutland, The Birth of the Bill of Rights 103 (1955). 40. The italicized words were omitted...
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New Perspectives on the Early Republic: Essays from the Journal of the Early ...

Ralph D. Gray, Michael A. Morrison - History - 1994 - 478 pages
...apparently no discussion and little comment, Dane could offer no explanation. He wrote Rufus King that he "had no idea the States would agree to the sixth article,...Massachusetts of the Eastern States, was present," and thus he "omitted it" from the draft; "but finding the House favorably disposed on the subject, after...
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Slavery and the Founders: Race and Liberty in the Age of Jefferson

Paul Finkelman - History
...apparently no discussion and little comment, Dane could offer no explanation. He wrote Rufus King that he "had no idea the States would agree to the sixth article,...Massachusetts of the Eastern States, was present," and thus he "omitted it" from the draft; "but finding the House favorably disposed on the subject, after...
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The Pennsylvania Magazine of History and Biography

Pennsylvania - 1889
...division of the territory and the population necessary for the admission of a State, and continues], " When I drew the Ordinance (which passed a few words...on this subject, after we had completed the other VOL. xiii. — 21 parts I moved the article, which was agreed to without opposition. We are in a fairway...
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Ohio History, Volume 14

Ohio - 1905
...passed as I originally formed it, a few words excepted) I had no idea the states would agree to the Vlth Article, prohibiting slavery, as only Massachusetts...subject, after we had completed the other parts, I moved this article, which was agreed to without opposition." And long afterwards-, when in 1830 he published...
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