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" ... it becomes our duty, by legislation, whenever such legislation is necessary, to maintain this provision of the Constitution against all attempts to violate it; and we deny the authority of Congress, of a territorial legislature, or of any individuals,... "
The Life of Abraham Lincoln: From His Birth to His Inauguration as President - Page 376
by Ward Hill Lamon, Chauncey F. Black - 1872 - 547 pages
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 21

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1862
...Chicago platform, which denies " the authority of Congress, of a territorial legislature, or of any individuals, to give legal existence to slavery in any territory of the United States;" meaning, of course, any of the present territory, in which no existing local law authorizes it. How,...
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The Church

1862
...attempts to violate it ; and we deny the authority of Congress, or a territorial legislature, or of any individuals, to give legal existence to slavery in any territory of the United Statet," This is a plain avowal that slavery is not national according to the Constitution, and that...
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LIFE EXPLORATIONS AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF JOHN CHARLES FREMONT

CHARLES WENTWORTH UPHAM - 1856
...the United States by positive legislation, prohibiting its existence or extension therein. That we deny the authority of congress, of a territorial legislature,...while the present Constitution shall be maintained. 3. " Resolved, That the Constitution confers upon congress sovereign power over the territories of...
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The Life, Explorations, and Public Services of John Charles Fremont

Charles Wentworth Upham - 1856 - 115 pages
...the United States by positive legislation, prohibiting its existence or extension therein. That we deny the authority of Congress, of a Territorial Legislature,...while the present Constitution shall be maintained. That the Constitution confers upon Congress sovereign power over the Territories of the United States...
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The Life of Thomas Morris: Pioneer and Long a Legislator of Ohio, and U. S ...

Benjamin Franklin Morris - Antislavery movements - 1856 - 396 pages
...the United States, by positive legislation, prohibiting its existence or extension therein. That we deny the authority of Congress, of a Territorial Legislature,...individual or association of individuals, to give legal assistance to slavery in any Territory of the United States, while the present Constitution shall be...
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The Republican Scrap Book: Containing the Platforms, and a Choice Selection ...

Campaign literature - 1856 - 80 pages
...the United States by positive legislation, prohibiting its existence or extension therein ; that we deny the authority of Congress, of a Territorial legislature,...individual or association of individuals, to give legal assistance to slavery in any Territory of the United Slates, while the present Constitution shall be...
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The Republican Scrap Book

John P. Jewett & Co. - 1856
...the United States by positive legislation, prohibiting its existence or extension therein; that we deny the authority of Congress, of a Territorial legislature,...individual or association of individuals, to give legal assistance to slavery in any Territory vf the United States, while the present Constitution shall be...
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Speech on [i.e. Of] Hon. Wm. Barksdale, of Mississippi, on the Presidential ...

William Barksdale - Campaign literature - 1856 - 24 pages
...the United States by positive legislation prohibiting its existence or extension therein. "That we deny the authority of Congress, of a Territorial legislature,...of any individual or association of individuals, to t;ive leg-il existence to slavery in any Territory of the United States, while th^ present constitution...
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Wells' National Hand-book: Embracing Numerous Invaluable Documents Connected ...

John G. Wells - United States - 1856 - 144 pages
...the United States by positive legislation, prohibiting its existence or extension therein. That we deny the authority of Congress, of a territorial legislature, of any individual or association, or individuals, to give legal assistance to slavery in any territory of the United States, while the...
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The Republican Party and Its Presidential Candidates: With Sketches of ...

Benjamin Franklin Hall - Etats-Unis - 1856 - 512 pages
...legislation prohibiting its existence or extension therein. That we deny the authority of congress, or of a territorial legislature, of any individual or association of individuals, to give legal assistance to slavery in any territory of the United States, while the present constitution shall be...
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