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" 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... "
Great Debates in American History: State rights (1798-1861); slavery (1858-1861) - Page 131
edited by - 1913
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British and Foreign State Papers

Great Britain. Foreign and Commonwealth Office - Great Britain - 1866 - 1456 pages
...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 - 382 pages
...called the Compromise measures, is hereby declared inopenite and void ; it being the true intent a"hd meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into...or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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The Western Journal, Volume 12

1854 - 488 pages
...I860, commonly called the compromise measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...or State; nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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Report of the Department of the Interior ... [with Accompanying ..., Part 1

United States. Dept. of the Interior - 1857 - 820 pages
...slavery contained in the organic act of Congress of the 30th May, 1854. Congress declared it to be "the true intent and meaning of this act, not to legislate...or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way."...
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The Western Journal and Civilian: Devoted to Agriculture ..., Volume 12

Missouri - 1854 - 470 pages
...I860, commonly called the compromise measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...or State; nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institulions in their own way,...
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Speech of Truman Smith, of Connecticut, on the Nebraska Question: Delivered ...

Truman Smith - Indians of North America - 1854 - 28 pages
...the enacting clause. "Is hereby declared inoperative and void." Here the peroration. •'It being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...State, nor to exclude it therefrom ; but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institnlions in their own way,...
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Kanzas and Nebrask: The History, Geographical and Physical Characteristics ...

Edward Everett Hale - History - 1854 - 262 pages
...fifty, commonly called the compromise measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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The Nebraska Question: Comprising Speeches in the United States Senate by Mr ...

Compromise of 1850 - 1854 - 248 pages
...1850, commonly called the compromise measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void, it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...State, nor to exclude it therefrom ; but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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The Nebraska Question

1854 - 136 pages
...1850, commonly called the compromise measures, is herehy declared inoperative and void, it heing the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom ; hut to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in...
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Freedom and Public Faith: Speech of William H. Seward, on the ..., Issue 28

William Henry Seward - Kansas-Nebraska bill - 1854 - 16 pages
...declared " inoperative and void," because it was inconsistent with the present purposes of Congress not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom. But take this apology in whatever form it may be expressed, and test its logic by a simple process. The...
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