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" State from bringing with them such persons as are deemed slaves by the laws of any one of the United States... "
The Impending Crisis of the South: How to Meet it - Page 133
by Hinton Rowan Helper - 1857 - 420 pages
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Country Life in Georgia in the Days of My Youth: Also Addresses Before ...

Rebecca Latimer Felton - Country life - 1919 - 299 pages
...Georgia Secession Convention, you will find the following words: "The General Assembly (of Georgia) shall have no power to pass laws for the emancipation of slaves." These were very superfluous words. Those who owned them wanted more and those who did not own them...
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Report of Proceedings of the ... Annual Session of the Georgia ..., Volume 37

Georgia Bar Association - Bar associations - 1920
...anything incongruous in the lofty conceptions of the Bill of Rights and the following paragraph : "The General Assembly shall have no power to pass laws for the emancipation of slaves." The Constitution was to be amended only by a convention of the people. It was of force only from July,...
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The Messages and Proclamations of the Governors of the State of ..., Volume 3

Missouri. Governor - Missouri - 1922
...which must have great influence in determining the choice of a scheme of emancipation. It is this: "The General Assembly shall have no power to pass laws...the emancipation of slaves, without the consent of their owners or without paying them, before such emancipation, a full equivalent for such slaves so...
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History of Kentucky, Volume 1

William Elsey Connelley, Ellis Merton Coulter - Kentucky - 1922 - 662 pages
...This, the earliest expression of the Kentucky pioneer democracy on slavery, follows : "The Legislature shall have no power to pass laws for the emancipation of slaves without the consent of their owners, or without paying their owners, previous to such emancipation, a full equivalent in money,...
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The Life of Caleb Cushing, Volume 1

Claude Moore Fuess - 1923
...provisions in the proposed Constitution of Arkansas; namely, that the General Assembly of the state should have no power to pass laws for the emancipation of slaves without the consent of the owners, and also that it should have no means of preventing emigrants to that state from bringing their slaves...
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The Antecedents of the Civil War in Kentucky, 1848-1860

Shirley Gill Pettus - 1924 - 152 pages
...unanimously.) We are not surprised, then, to find in the Constitution adopted, the following provisions: "The General Assembly shall have no power to pass laws...the emancipation of slaves without the consent of their owners, or without paying their owners pre~ vious to such emancipation a full equivalent in money...
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History of Mississippi, the Heart of the South, Volume 1

Dunbar Rowland - Mississippi - 1925
...SLAVES AS PROPERTY The provisions in the constitution regarding slaves withheld from the legislature the power to "pass laws for the emancipation of slaves without the consent of their owners, unless where the slave shall have rendered to the State some distinguished service, in...
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A History of Minnesota, Volume 2

William Watts Folwell - History - 1924 - 495 pages
...the same, and as inviolable as the right of the owner of any property whatever"; (2) "The legislature shall have no power to pass laws for the emancipation of slaves without the consent of the owners, or without paying the owners previous to their emancipation a full equivalent in money for the slaves...
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The Anti-slavery Reporter, Volume 7

Slavery - 1852
...the new constitution of Texas. The clause is as followę: " SLAVES. " Section 1. — The legislature shall have no power to pass laws for the emancipation of slaves, without the consent of their owners, nor without paying their owners, previous to such emancipation, an equivalent in money...
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Toward a Patriarchal Republic: The Secession of Georgia

Michael P. Johnson - History - 1999 - 268 pages
...emancipate slaves with the prior consent of each affected owner.' 7 The new constitution read, “The General Assembly shall have no power to pass laws for the emancipation of slaves.” An amendment to add “except by the unanimous consent of the General Assembly” failed to pass.”...
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