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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 and Public Services of James Buchanan

Rushmore G. Horton - 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...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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Annual Register, Volume 97

Edmund Burke - 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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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - United States - 1856
...commonly called the compromise measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void ; it being the tnic intent and meaning of this act, not to legislate slavery...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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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...any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, hut to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institrrtrons in...
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A History of the Struggle for Slavery Extension Or Restriction in the United ...

Horace Greeley - Slavery - 1856 - 164 pages
...Compromise Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void ; it being the true intent and meanin z 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 domestic institutions in their own way,...
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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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The Republican Scrap Book: Containing the Platforms, and a Choice Selection ...

Campaign literature - 1856 - 80 pages
...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 domestic institutions in their own way,...
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Democratic Speeches on Kansas: Pamphlet Vol.], Volume 1

United States - 1856
...deny. This report proceeds to quote further from the Kansas-Nebraska act, as follows : " It being the true intent and meaning of this act, not to legislate Slavery into any State or Territory, nor to exclude it therefrom, bat to leave the people thereof perfectly free to...
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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 compromise measures) is hereby declared inoperative and void ; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate Slavery into said Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free...
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Kansas Affairs in the Senate: Minority Report

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Territories - Kansas - 1856 - 15 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 said Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, bat to leave the people thereof perfectly free...
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