History of the Rebellion: Its Authors and Causes

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Follet, Foster, 1864 - 490 páginas
 

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Página 39 - Whereas the traffic in slaves is irreconcilable with the principles of humanity and justice, and whereas both His Majesty and the United States are desirous of continuing their efforts to promote its entire abolition, it is hereby agreed that both the contracting parties shall use their best endeavors to accomplish so desirable an object.
Página 122 - Resolved. That petitions for the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia and the Territories of the United States...
Página 11 - ... his Britannic Majesty shall, with all convenient speed, and without causing any destruction, or carrying away any negroes or other property of the American inhabitants...
Página 104 - William Slade, of Vermont, joined to the presentation of some abolitionist petitions the motion that they should be referred to an extraordinary committee, with instructions to bring in a bill for the abolition of slavery and the slave trade in the District of Columbia.
Página 117 - Resolved, That all petitions, memorials, and papers, touching the abolition of slavery, or the buying, selling, or transferring of slaves in any State, District, or Territory of the United States, be laid on the table, without being debated, printed, read, or referred, and that no further action whatever shall be had thereon.
Página 397 - ... that as our republican fathers, when they had abolished slavery in all our national territory, ordained that no person should be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law...
Página 449 - The long-continued and intemperate interference of the Northern people with the question of slavery in the Southern States has at length produced its natural effects.
Página 397 - That the maintenance of the principles promulgated in the Declaration of Independence and embodied in the Federal Constitution are essential to the preservation of our Republican institutions, and that the Federal Constitution, the rights of the States, and the union of the States shall be preserved.
Página 482 - ... or a war of insurrection, Congress has power to carry on the war, and must carry it on according to the laws of war ; and by the laws of war...
Página 17 - An act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters...

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