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" Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void : it being the true intent and meaning of this act, not to legislate slavery into any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate... "
Life of Abraham Lincoln: Presenting His Early History, Political Career, and ... - Page 140
by Joseph Hartwell Barrett - 1865 - 842 pages
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Leaven for Doughfaces: Or, Threescore and Ten Parables Touching Slavery

Darius Lyman - Electronic book - 1856 - 332 pages
...and effect of the language of repeal were not left in doubt. It was declared, in terms, to be " the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate Slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the People thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their...
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a history of the struggle for slavery extension or restriction in the united ...

horace greeley - 1856
...fifty, commonly called the Com* promise Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void ; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate Slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfeetlv free to form and regulate their...
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Speech of Hon. H.S. Geyer, of Missouri, on the Kansas Controversy: Delivered ...

Henry Sheffie Geyer - Kansas - 1856 - 29 pages
...1850, commonly ealled the coinproiniw measures-, is hereby declared inoperative and void ; it heh,g the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, hut to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their...
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Recent Speeches and Addresses [1851-1855]

Charles Sumner - Speeches, addresses, etc., American - 1856 - 697 pages
...1850, commonly called the Compromise Measures, ia hereby declared inoperative and void, it being the true intent and meaning of this Act not to legislate Slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom ; but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulnte their...
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Kansas: Its Interior and Exterior Life. Including a Full View of Its ...

Sara Tappan Lawrence Robinson - Abolitionists - 1856 - 366 pages
...of our republic." In the organic act of the territory, section 14, is the following: " It being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 6; Volume 37

United States - 1856
...than give the force of law to this elementary principle of self-government, declaring it to be "the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude .it therefrom ; but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their...
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The Life and Public Services of James Buchanan: Late Minister to England and ...

Rushmore G. Horton - Campaign biography - 1856 - 416 pages
...than give the force of law to this elementary principle of self-government, declaring it to be ' the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their...
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The Crime Against Kansas: The Apologies for the Crime. The True Remedy

Charles Sumner - Kansas - 1856 - 95 pages
...without precedent, and which has been aptly called "a stump speech in its belly," namely, " it being the true intent and meaning of this act, not to legislate Slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, •but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their...
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A History of the Struggle for Slavery Extension Or Restriction in the United ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1856 - 164 pages
...1850, commonly called the Comprumise Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void ; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate Slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the peoçlo thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their...
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SPEECH OF HON. JOHN J. PERRY, OF MAINE

1856
...declaring the Missouri Compromise a inoperative and void," the same section goes on to say: '" It being the true intent and meaning of this act, not to legislate Slavery into any Territory or State, or to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their...
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