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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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The Great West: Containing Narratives of the Most Important and Interesting ...

Henry Howe - Mississippi River Valley - 1858 - 576 pages
...1850, commonly called the Compromise 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 their...
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Speeches, Messages, and Other Writings of the Hon. Albert G. Brown: A ...

Albert Gallatin Brown - United States - 1859 - 614 pages
...reading of it is correct, it falls immeasurably * This is the amendment alluded to : — " 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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D. W. BARTLETT

PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATES: CONTAINING SKETCHES, BIOGRAPHICAL PERSONAL AND POLITICAL, OF Prominent Candidates for the Presidency in 1860 - 1859
...to the principle of non-intervention, established by the compromise measures of 1850, ' 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 Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 248 pages
...thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution of the United States." Then opened...favor of "Squatter Sovereignty," and "sacred right of self-government." "But," said opposition members, " let us amend the bill ao as to expressly declare...
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A Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 248 pages
...thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution of the United States." Then opened...favor of "Squatter Sovereignty," and "sacred right of self-government." "But," said opposition memhers, " let us amend the bill so as to expressly declare...
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THE LIFE OF STEPHEN A. DOUGLAS

JAMES A. DOUGLAS - 1860
...thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution of the United States." Then opened...favor of "squatter sovereignty," and "sacred right of self-government." "But," said opposition members, "let us amend the bill so as to expressly declare...
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Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas ...

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1860 - 268 pages
...thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution of the United States." Then opened...favor of " Squatter Sovereignty," and "sacred right of self-government." "But," said opposition members, " let us amend the bill so as to expressly declare...
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THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF HON. ABRAHAM LINCOLN,

D.W. BARTLETT - 1860
...thereof perfectly free to form arid regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution of the United States." Then opened...in favor of ' ' squatter sovereignty," and " sacred rights of self-government." " But," said opposition members, " let us amend the bill so as to expressly...
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Decisions of the Interior Department in Public Land Cases, and Land Laws ...

William Wharton Lester - Land tenure - 1860 - 772 pages
...fifty, commonly called the Compromise 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 their...
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Speech of Hon. Thomas L. Clingman, of North Carolina, on the Subject of ...

Thomas Lanier Clingman - Slavery - 1860 - 16 pages
...1850, commonly called the compromise 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 their...
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