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" Provided, That as an express and fundamental condition to, the acquisition of any territory from the Republic of Mexico by the United States, by virtue of any treaty which may be negotiated between them, and to the use by the Executive of the moneys herein... "
The History of North America: The growth of the nation, 1837 to 1860, by E.W ... - Page 158
edited by - 1905
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The Methodist Magazine

Methodist Church - 1879 - 824 pages
...the contest arose about Texas, produced a storm in the House by introducing his famous proviso, that "neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall ever exist in any part of said territory." Then came the troublesome questions which arose about organizing new territories that were calling...
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Journal of the Senate of the General Assembly, Volume 15

Illinois. General Assembly. Senate - Illinois - 1846 - 410 pages
...an express and fundamental condition to the acquisition of any territory by the United States, that neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall ever...territory, except for crime, whereof the party shall first be duly convicted; which was read; and The question being then taken upon its adoption.it was...
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Annual Report and Proceedings, Volumes 14-18

Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society - African Americans - 1846 - 510 pages
...Wilmot of Pennsylvania, at the close of the first session of the last Congress, to the effect that " neither slavery nor involuntary servitude, shall ever exist in any part of any territory to be acquired from Mexico, except for crime;" and of the manner in which the action...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 6

Periodicals - 1847 - 724 pages
...of any territory from the republic of Mexico by the United States, by virtue of any treaty which may be negotiated between them, and to the use by the...whereof the party shall be first duly convicted.' " And this proviso, which tells us no more than every intelligent man knew before, to wit: that the...
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The American Whig Review, Volume 6

Periodicals - 1847 - 726 pages
...of any territory from the republic of Mexico by the United States, by virtue nt any treaty which may be negotiated between them, and to the use by the Executive of Ihe moneys herein appropriated, neither slavery nor involuntary servitude shall ever exist in any part...
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History of the Polk Administration

Lucien Bonaparte Chase - Mexican War, 1846-1848 - 1850 - 574 pages
...of any territory from the republic of Mexico by the United States, by virtue of any treaty that may be negotiated between them, and to the use by the...territory, except for crime, whereof the party shall first be duly convicted." — Proviso introduced by Wttmot, Congressional Globe, 1st session 29th Congress*...
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A Chapter of American History: Five Years' Progress of the Slave Power : a ...

Antislavery movements - 1852 - 98 pages
...of any territory from the republic of Mexico by the United States, by virtue of any treaty which may be negotiated between them, and to the use by the...territory, except for crime, whereof the party shall be duly convicted." The Proviso passed the House by a vote of 83 to 64, all but nine of the Free State...
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Life and Public Services of General Lewis Cass: Together with the Pamphlet ...

William T. Young - 1852 - 432 pages
...of any territory from the Republic of Mexico by the United States, by virtue of any treaty which may be negotiated between them, and to the use by the...territory, except for crime, whereof the party shall first be duly convicted." The bill passed the House with this amendment on the 8th of August, 1846,...
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Sketch of the Life and Public Services of General Lewis Cass: With the ...

William T. Young - Generals - 1852 - 430 pages
...of any territory from the Republic of Mexico by the United States, by virtue of any treaty which may be negotiated between them, and to the use by the...territory, except for crime, whereof the party shall first be duly convicted." The bill passed the House with this amendment on the 8th of August, 1846,...
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The Life and Times of Lewis Cass

William L. G. Smith - Ontario - 1856 - 800 pages
...of any territory from the Republic of Mexico by the United States, by virtue of any treaty which may be negotiated between them, and to the use by the...territory, except for crime, whereof the party shall be duly convicted." This is the famous Wilmot Proviso, as it is called. And from this point of time and...
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