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" Resolved, that all petitions, memorials, resolutions, propositions or papers, relating in any way, or to any extent whatever, to the subject of slavery, or the abolition of slavery, shall, without being either printed or referred, be laid upon the table,... "
Southern History of the War - Page 22
by Edward Alfred Pollard - 1866
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The Quarterly Anti-slavery Magazine, Volume 2

Slavery - 1837
...extent whatever, to the subject of Slavery, shall without being cith'.r printed or referred, be laid on the table, and that no further action whatever shall be had thereon." Nothing could have been less soothing to the spirit of abolitionism. There were men ready to a^k the...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising ..., Volume 2; Volume 13; Volume 69

United States. Congress - United States - 1837
...slavery, or the abolition of slavery, shall, wiihout being either printed or referred, be laid upon the table, and that no further action whatever shall be had thereon." What, sir, was the object of this House in passing this resolution? It was to give peace to this House...
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Speech of John Quincy Adams, of Massachusetts, Upon the Right of the People ...

John Quincy Adams - Digital images - 1838 - 131 pages
...slavery, or the abolition of slavery, shall, without being either printed or referred, be laid upon the table, and that no further action whatever shall be had thereon." Petitions for the abolition of slavery and the slave trade in the District of Columbia and the Territories,...
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Life and Public Services of John Quincy Adams, Sixth President of the United ...

William Henry Seward, John Mather Austin - Antislavery movements - 1849 - 404 pages
...slavery, or the abolition of slavery, shall, without being either printed or referred, be laid upon the table, and that no further action whatever shall be had- thereon." When the first of these resolutions was taken up, Mr. Adams said, if the House would allow him five...
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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
...extent whatever to the subject of slavery, shall, without being read, printed, or referred, be laid on the table, and that no further action whatever shall be had thereon." The preamble declared the object to be, " That all agitation on the subject of slavery should be finally...
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Life and Public Services of John Quincy Adams: Sixth President of the United ...

William Henry Seward - Eulogies - 1856 - 404 pages
...slavery, or the abolition of slavery, shall, without being either printed or referred, be laid upon the table, and that no further action whatever shall be had thereon." When the first of these resolutions was taken up, Mr. Adams said, if the House would allow him five...
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The Life and Public Services of Dr. Lewis F. Linn: For Ten Years a Senator ...

Elizabeth A. Linn, Mrs. Relfe Linn, Nathan Sargent - Physicians - 1857 - 441 pages
...slavery, or the abolition of slavery, shall, without being either printed or referred, be laid upon the table, and that no further action whatever shall be had thereon." That the adoption of this rule by the House, instead of pursuing the practice of the Senate, was the...
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The Life and Public Services of Dr. Lewis F. Linn: For Ten Years a Senator ...

Elizabeth A. Relfe Linn, Mrs. Relfe Linn, Nathan Sargent - 1857 - 441 pages
...slavery, or the abolition of slavery, shall, without being either printed or referred, be laid upon the table, and that no further action whatever shall be had thereon." J That the adoption of this rule by the House, instead of pursuing the practice of the Senate, was...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1858 - 740 pages
...slavery, or the Abolition of idavery, shall, withoat being either printed or referred, he laid upon the table, and that no further action whatever shall be had thereon.' " When the first of these resolntions was taken up, Mr. Adams said, if the House would allow him five...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1859 - 784 pages
...slavery or the abolition of slavery, shall, without being either printed or referred, be laid upon the table, and that no further action whatever shall be had thereon." Notwithstanding the rule embodied in this resolution virtually trampled tho right of petition into...
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