The Messages and Proclamations of the Governors of the State of Missouri, Volume 2

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State Historical Society of Missouri, 1922 - Missouri

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Page 390 - And be it further enacted, That the said lands hereby granted to the said State shall be subject to the disposal of the Legislature thereof, for the purposes aforesaid and no other...
Page 328 - Palladium of your political safety and prosperity; watching for its preservation with jealous anxiety; discountenancing whatever may suggest even a suspicion that it can in any event be abandoned, and indignantly frowning upon the first dawning of every attempt to alienate any portion of our Country from the rest, or to enfeeble the sacred ties which now link together the various parts.
Page 319 - ... in maintaining unimpaired the authorities, rights, and liberties, reserved to the states respectively, or to the people.
Page 361 - States, relating to fugitives from labour, manifestly contemplates the existence of a positive, unqualified right, on the part of the owner of the slave, which no state law or regulation can in any way qualify, regulate, control, or restrain.
Page 30 - IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the great seal of the United States.
Page 385 - In testimony whereof, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the great seal of the State of Missouri.
Page 361 - The 2d clause of the 2d section of the 4th article of the constitution has provided "that a person charged in any State with treason, felony, or other crime, who shall flee from justice and be found in another State, shall, on demand of the Executive authority of the State from which he fled, be delivered up, to be removed to the State having jurisdiction of the crime.
Page 362 - ... it would have been, in a great variety of cases, a delusive and empty annunciation. " And this leads us to the consideration of the other part of the clause, which implies at once a guarantee and duty. It says: 'But he (the slave) shall be delivered up on claim of the party to whom such labor or service is due?
Page 295 - Regulations of this description have always been considered, in every civilized community, as properly belonging to the remedy, to be exercised or not by every sovereignty, according to its own views of policy and humanity.
Page 363 - These, and many other questions, will readily occur upon the slightest attention to the clause ; and it is obvious that they can receive but one satisfactory answer. They require the aid of legislation to protect the right, to enforce the delivery, and to secure the subsequent possession of the slave.

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