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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 - Page 162
by Josiah Gilbert Holland - 1866 - 544 pages
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The Life of Charles Sumner: With Choice Specimens of His Eloquence, a ...

David Addison Harsha - 1856 - 329 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...or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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Reports of Committees: 30th Congress, 1st Session - 48th Congress ..., Volume 2

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1856
...Kansas-Nebraska act to maintain and perpetuate, as affirmed in the following provision: " It being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate...or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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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...State, nor to exclude it therefrom, •but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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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...or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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American Slavery: A Reprint of an Article on "Uncle Tom's Cabin", of which a ...

Nassau William Senior - Slavery - 1856 - 164 pages
...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...or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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Wells' National Hand-book: Embracing Numerous Invaluable Documents Connected ...

John G. Wells - United States - 1856 - 144 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...or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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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...or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the People thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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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...State, nor to exclude .it therefrom ; but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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Annual Register

History - 1856
...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...or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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American slavery: repr. of an article [by N.W. Senior, entitled Slavery in ...

Nassau William Senior - 1856
...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...or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way,...
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