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" ... idle to suppose that the General Government can stretch its hand directly into the pockets of the people, scattered over so vast a country. They can only do it through the medium of exports, imports and excises. For what, then, are all the sacrifices... "
Henry J. Raymond and the New York Press, for Thirty Years: Progress of ... - Page 388
by Augustus Maverick - 1870 - 501 pages
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The History of the United States of America, Volume 3

Richard Hildreth - United States - 1877
...imports, and excises. For what, then, are all these sacrifices to be made ? He would sooner submit himself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United...States than saddle posterity with such a Constitution." He moved to confine the representation to free inhabitants. Sherman "did not regard the admission of...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 6

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1863
...imports, and excises. For what, then, are all the sacrifices to be made ? He would sooner submit himself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United...States than saddle posterity with such a Constitution." — Madison Papers, Elliot, vol. v. pp. 392, 393. Mr. Rufus King, of Massachusetts, in the same debate,...
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History of the Formation of the Constitution of the United States ..., Volume 2

George Bancroft - Constitutional history - 1882 - 501 pages
...and their slaves exempt from all contributions for the public service. I will sooner submit myself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United...than saddle posterity with such a constitution."' Dayton seconded the motion, that his sentiments on the subject might appear, whatever might be the...
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History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880: Negroes as Slaves ...

George Washington Williams - African Americans - 1882
...imports, and excises. For what, then, are all the sacrifices to be made ? He would sooner submit himself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United...States than saddle posterity with such a Constitution." ' Mr. Rufus King of Massachusetts in the same debate said, — " The admission of slaves was a most...
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James Madison

Sydney Howard Gay - Estados Unidos. Presidente (1751-1836 : Madison) - 1884 - 342 pages
...into the pockets of the people scattered over so vast a country. . . . He would sooner submit himself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United...States, than saddle posterity with such a Constitution." So much of this as was not already fact was prophecy. Yet not many weeks later this impassioned orator...
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History of the United States of America, from the Discovery of the ..., Volume 6

George Bancroft - United States - 1884
...and their slaves exempt from all contributions for the public service. I will sooner submit myself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United...States than saddle posterity with such a constitution." * Dayton seconded the motion, that his sentiments on the subject might appear, whatever might be the...
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History of the United States of America: From the Discovery of the ..., Volume 6

George Bancroft - United States - 1885
...and their slaves exempt from all contributions for the public service. I will sooner submit myself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United...States than saddle posterity with such a constitution." * Dayton seconded the motion, that his sentiments on the subject might appear} whatever might be the...
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Gouverneur Morris

Theodore Roosevelt - Biografia - 1888 - 370 pages
...against the very slaves of whose existence the northern men complained. " He would sooner submit himself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United...States than saddle posterity with such a Constitution." — . Some of the high-minded Virginian statesmen were quite as vigorous as he was in their denunciation...
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Gouveneur Morris

Theodore Roosevelt - 1888 - 370 pages
...against the very slaves of whose existence the northern men complained. " He would sooner submit himself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United...States than saddle posterity with such a Constitution." Some of the high-minded Virginian statesmen were quite as vigorous as he was in their denunciation...
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The Critical Period of American History, 1783-1789

John Fiske - United States - 1888 - 368 pages
...by allowing the southern states a representation for their negroes. ... I would sooner submit myself to a tax for paying for all the negroes in the United...States than saddle posterity with such a constitution." The- attitude taken by Virginia was that of peace-maker. On the one hand, such men as Washington, Madison,...
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