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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 Papers of Andrew Johnson: 1858-1860

Andrew Johnson, United States. President (1865-1869 : Johnson) - Biography & Autobiography - 1967 - 796 pages
...another provision in the following words, which are familiar to every member of the Senate: 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 American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the ..., Volume 1

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1864 - 37 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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History of Lincoln County, Missouri, from the Earliest Time to the Present

Lincoln County (Mo.) - 1888 - 637 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 therefromi but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their...
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The History of Johnson County, Missouri, Including a Reliable History of the ...

Genealogy - 1881 - 1078 pages
...of 1850, and made inoperative thereby, explained, however, by the following amendment: "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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Abraham Lincoln, a Documentary Portrait Through His Speeches and Writings

Abraham Lincoln, Don Edward Fehrenbacher - History - 1977 - 288 pages
...argument was incorporated into the Nebraska bill itself, in the language which follows: "It being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any Territory or state, not exclude it therefrom; but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their...
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Speeches and Writings 1832-1858: Speeches, Letters, and ..., Volume 10

Abraham Lincoln - Illinois - 1989 - 898 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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The Complete Lincoln-Douglas Debates of 1858

Abraham Lincoln, Stephen A. Douglas - History - 1991 - 423 pages
...ask your attention to a portion of the Nebraska Bill, which Judge Douglas has quoted: "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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Stephen A. Douglas

Robert Walter Johannsen - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 993 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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Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham ...

Digital Scanning Inc - History - 1998 - 276 pages
...ask your attention to a portion of the Nebraska bill, which Judge Douglas has quoted ; "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 Policy of the United States Towards Its Territories with Special ...

José López Baralt - Law - 1999 - 378 pages
...Rhodes, 1 vol. 122; 180 et seq. mise 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, not to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their...
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