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Página 363 - Provided, That as an express and fundamental condition to, the acquisition of any territory from the Republic of Mexico by the United States, by virtue of any treaty which may be negotiated between them, and to the use by the Executive of the moneys herein appropriated, neither Slavery nor involuntary servitude shall ever exist in any part of said territory, except for crime, whereof the party shall first be duly convicted.
Página 77 - That each ration shall consist of one pound and a quarter of beef, or three quarters of a pound of pork, eighteen ounces of bread or flour, one gill of rum, whiskey or brandy, and at the rate of two quarts of salt, four quarts of vinegar, four pounds of soap, and one pound and a half of candles to every hundred rations.
Página 442 - In those two reports the whole subject is presented characteristically on both sides. In the report of the majority the true issue is smothered; in that of the minority the true issue stands forth as a pillar of fire to guide the country.
Página 68 - Resolved, That the President of the United States be requested to cause to be laid before this House...
Página 81 - ... he cannot conscientiously discharge the trust reposed in him by the voice of his fellow citizens, and by the constitutions of this state and the United States, without an unequivocal declaration, that, in his opinion, the military strength and resources of this state must be reserved for its own defence and protection, exclusively ; excepting in cases provided for by the constitution of the United States ; and then, under orders derived only from the commander in chief.
Página 84 - And be it further enacted, That evsry person not subject to the rules and articles of war, •who shall procure or entice a soldier, in the service of the United States, to desert ; or who shall purchase from any soldier, his arms, uniform clothing, or any part thereof; and...
Página 336 - An act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters...
Página 169 - ... portion of the human race, will be an error which the Union cannot correct, and an evil which may endanger the freedom of the nation. Congress never ought, and we trust never will, plant the standard of the Union in Missouri, to wave over the heads of involuntary slaves, " who have nothing they can call their own, except their sorrows and their sufferings...
Página 143 - Reply of the President. FELLOW CITIZENS — I have approached the state of Vermont with peculiar sensibility. On a former visit, immediately after the [revolutionary] war, I left it a wilderness, and I now find it blooming with luxuriant promise of wealth and happiness, to a numerous population.
Página 613 - All military commanders on the frontiers are therefore instructed, in case further acts of depredation and murder are attempted, whether by marauders or persons acting under commissions from the rebel authorities at Richmond, to shoot down the perpetrators, if possible, while in the commission of their crimes; or, if it be necessary, with a view to their capture, to cross the boundary between the United States and Canada...