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" An act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters... "
The Debates and Proceedings in the Congress of the United States - Página 629
por United States. Congress - 1849
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Student's Guide to Landmark Congressional Laws on Civil Rights

Marcus D. Pohlmann, Linda Vallar Whisenhunt - 2002 - 284 páginas
...obstructing the arrest of an escaped slave could be punished only by fine. 5. Fugitive Slave Act CHAP, vn An Act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters. SECTION 1 . Be it enacted . . . That whenever the executive authority of any state in the Union, or...
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Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives

Michael Beschloss - 2006 - 256 páginas
...exclusively upon their own particular laws An Act to amend, and supplementary to, the Act entitled "An Act respecting Fugitives from Justice, and Persons escaping from the Service of their Masters," approved February twelfth, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three. Be it enacted by the Senate...
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Martin R. Delany: A Documentary Reader

Martin Robison Delany - 2003 - 507 páginas
...Bill alone, with explanations following: — AN ACT TO AMEND, AND SUPPLEMENTARY TO THE ACT, ENTITLED, "AN ACT RESPECTING FUGITIVES FROM JUSTICE, AND PERSONS ESCAPING FROM THE SERVICE OF THEIR MASTERS, APPROVED FEBRUARY 12, 1793. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United...
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A Treatise on the Right of Personal Liberty and the Writ of Habeas Corpus ...

Rollin C. Hurd - 2010 - 677 páginas
...probable cause. Ib. By the act of Sept. 18, 1850, entitled "An act to amend and supplementary to ' An act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters,' approved Febuary twelfth, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three," it is provided : " Sec. 1....
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A House Divided: The Antebellum Slavery Debates in America, 1776-1865

Mason I. Lowance - 2003 - 492 páginas
...— Sess. I, Chap. 60, 1850. Sept. 18, 1850 AN ACT to amend, and supplementary to, the Act entitled, "An Act respecting Fugitives from Justice, and Persons escaping from the Service of their Masters," approved February twelfth, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three. SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the...
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Anti-slav Political Writings, 1833-1860: A Reader

C. Bradley Thompson - 2015
...Fugitive Slaves (Const., Art. 4, sec. 2) That the fugitive slave law of 1793, (Stat. 1793, c. 7,) entitled "An Act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters," and the act of Sept. 18, 1850, "to amend, and supplementary to" this act, are both framed to carry...
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The Fugitive's Properties: Law and the Poetics of Possession

Stephen M. Best - 2004 - 362 páginas
...law impairing the obligation of contracts''' (art. 1, sec. 10, para. i). The result of his efforts ("An Act Respecting Fugitives from Justice, and Persons Escaping from the Service of their Masters" [1850]) reads, consequently, like freelabor contract, like lapsed free-labor contract: And be it further...
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Establishing Congress: The Removal to Washington, D.C., and the Election of 1800

Kenneth R. Bowling, Donald R. Kennon - 2005 - 225 páginas
...it adopted without recorded debate, on a vote of forty-eight to seven, the Senate bill that became "an Act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters." The issue would not be visited again for more than half a century. It is worth mentioning two of the...
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The Rescue of Joshua Glover: A Fugitive Slave, the Constitution, and the ...

H. Robert Baker - 2006 - 260 páginas
...might, in matters involving relations between the states, advise state officers as to their duties. 11. An Act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters (Fugitive Slave Act), i Stat. 302 (1793). 12. Robert J. Kaczorowski, "The Inverted Constitution: Enforcing...
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The Southern Debate Over Slavery: Petitions to Southern county courts, 1775-1867

Loren Schweninger, Marguerite Ross Howell, Nicole Marcon Mazgaj - 2001 - 397 páginas
...over to the United States following the Louisiana Purchase. 2. On February 12, 1793, Congress passed "An act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters." It authorized the arrest or seizure of fugitives and empowered "any magistrate of a county, city or...
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