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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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The Papers of Andrew Johnson: 1864-1865

Andrew Johnson - Biography & Autobiography - 1986 - 944 pages
...SCHEDULE. Sec. 1. Section 31, of the second article of the Constitution, which is as follows: "The General Assembly shall have no power to pass laws...the emancipation of slaves, without the consent of their owner or owners," is hereby abrogated. Sec. 2. "The Declaration of Independence and Ordinance...
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Tennessee, a Short History

Robert Ewing Corlew, Stanley John Folmsbee, Enoch L. Mitchell - Tennessee - 1990 - 636 pages
...to a position of equality. Convention delegates ultimately wrote into the fundamental law that "the General Assembly shall have no power to pass laws...the emancipation of slaves without the consent of their owner or owners." The vote was 30 to 27. Of the 27 against, 14 delegates were from East Tennessee,...
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Annual Report of the American Historical Association

American Historical Association - Historiography - 1898
...deemed a " palpable infraction of the Constitution of the United States." These clauses were: (1) "The general assembly shall have no power to pass laws for the emancipation of slaves;'' (2) the general assembly shall have power to pass laws to prevent free negroes, innlattoes, and other...
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The Missouri Supreme Court: From Dred Scott to Nancy Cruzan

Gerald T. Dunne - Law - 1993 - 222 pages
...constitution by the drafting committee. The passage came before the convention on June 30, 1820: "The general assembly shall have no power to pass laws, . . . For the emancipation of slaves. ... It shall be their duty, as soon as may be, to pass such laws as may be necessary ... To prevent...
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Lewis Cass and the Politics of Moderation

Willard Carl Klunder - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 416 pages
...the rights of slaveholders to be "inviolable," the Lecompton constitution stated: "The legislature shall have no power to pass laws for the emancipation of slaves without the consent of the owners. "The Fugitive Slave Law was to be rigidly enforced and free blacks excluded from the state. The institution...
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An Abolitionist in the Appalachian South: Ezekiel Birdseye on Slavery ...

Ezekiel Birdseye, Durwood Dunn - History - 1997 - 306 pages
...and capacity, despite its ultimate defeat.21 The final vote, on July 30, on the provision that "the General Assembly shall have no power to pass laws...the emancipation of slaves without the consent of their owner or owners," passed by a surprisingly narrow margin, 30 to 27. Fourteen of the dissenters...
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The African-american History of Nashville, Tn: 1780-1930 (p)

Bobby L. Lovett - HISTORY - 1999 - 333 pages
...sixteen counties. However, the constitutional convention proposed in Article II, Section 3 that "The General Assembly shall have no power to pass laws...the emancipation of slaves, without the consent of their owner or owners." Yet the new constitution's declaration of rights said that "the doctrine of...
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How the West Was Lost: The Transformation of Kentucky From Daniel Boone to ...

Stephen Aron - History - 1999 - 285 pages
...brought into this State from a foreign county." Article IX, however, deprived the legislature of its "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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Our Kentucky: A Study of the Bluegrass State

James C. Klotter - History
...leKentucky Preserves Slavery From Kentucky's 1850 Constitution: ARTICLE X. Concerning Slaves. 1 . 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, previous to such emancipation, a full equivalent in money,...
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Evil Necessity: Slavery and Political Culture in Antebellum Kentucky

Harold D. Tallant - Fiction
...Second Constitution, written in 1799, limited the legislature's power only by specifying that "the General Assembly shall have no power to pass laws...the emancipation of slaves, without the consent of their owners, or without paying the owners, previous to such emancipation, a full equivalent in money...
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