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" The right of property is before and higher than any Constitutional sanction; and the right of the owner of a slave to such slave and its increase is the same and as inviolable as the right of the owner of any property whatever. "
Great American Legislators: Source Extracts - Page 148
by Howard Walter Caldwell - 1900 - 247 pages
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Reports of Committees: 16th Congress, 1st Session - 49th Congress ..., Volume 3

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1858
...subject to indictment, trial, and punishment according to law. ARTICLE VII. — Slavery. SBCTION 1. The right of property is before and higher than any...sanction, and the right of the owner of a slave to suck slave and its increase is the same, and as inviolable as the right of the owner of any property...
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The Congressional Globe

United States. Congress - United States - 1858
...recollect it very well, the first section in this article upon slavery, in which it is declared: " Th« right of property is before and higher than any constitutional sanction ; and the right of the owner of a slnve to such slave and iu increase is the same, and as inviolable as the right of the owner of any...
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Reports of Committees: 16th Congress, 1st Session - 49th Congress ..., Volume 3

United States. Congress. House - United States - 1858
...report of the com mittee on slavery: " The right of property is before and higher than any constitution^ sanction, and the right of the owner of a slave to such slave and it increase is the same, and is as inviolable as the right of the owner o any property whatever." Ayes—Messrs....
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Parties and Their Principles: A Manual of Political Intelligence, Exhibiting ...

Arthur Holmes - Political parties - 1859 - 394 pages
...any of the States or Territories. Article 7, sect. 1, of the Lecompton Constitution ordains that, " The right of property is before and higher than any...right of the owner of any property whatever." The consideration of property was a leading idea in controlling the opinion of the Supreme Court. It is...
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The Life of Stephen A. Douglas

James Washington Sheahan - Legislators - 1860 - 528 pages
...incorporated in it which was put forth editorially in the Union. What is it ? "ARTICLE 7, Section 1. The right of property is before and higher than any...the right of the owner of any property whatever." Then in the schedule is a provision that the Constitution may be amended after 1864 by a two thirds...
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THE LIFE AND PUBLIC SERVICES OF HON. ABRAHAM LINCOLN, OF ILLINOIS, AND HON ...

1860
...incorporated in it which was put forth editorially in the Union. What is it ? " 'ARTICLE 7, Section 1. The right of property is before and higher than any...to such slave and its increase is the same and as invariable as the right of the owner of any property whatever.' " Then in the schedule is a provision...
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Slavery Doomed: Or, The Contest Between Free and Slave Labour in the United ...

Frederick Milnes Edge - Cotton growing - 1860 - 224 pages
...Constitution a provision on the subject of Slavery was inserted, as follows : — " SLAVERY. " Sec. 1. — The right of property is before and higher than any...to such Slave and its increase is the same, and as 9—2 inviolable, as the right of the owner of any property whatever. " Sec. 2. — The Legislature...
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Slavery Doomed: Or, The Contest Between Free and Slave Labour in the United ...

Frederick Milnes Edge - Cotton growing - 1860 - 224 pages
...Constitution a provision on the subject of Slavery was inserted, as follows:— " SLAVERY. " Sec. 1.—The right of property is before and higher than any Constitutional...to such Slave and its increase is the same, and as 9—2 inviolable, as the right of the owner of any property whatever. " Sec. 2.—The Legislature shall...
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Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham Lincoln and Hon. Stephen A. Douglas ...

Abraham Lincoln - Lincoln-Douglas Debates, Ill., 1858 - 1860 - 268 pages
...incorporated in it which was put forth editorially in the Union. What is it ? '"ARTICLE 7, Section 1. The right of property is before and higher than any...the right of the owner of a slave to such slave and ita increase is the same and as invariable as the right of the owner of any property whatever.' " Then...
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A Political Text-book for 1860: Comprising a Brief View of Presidential ...

Campaign literature - 1860 - 248 pages
...Lecompton Constitution contains a pro' vision on ihe subject of Slavery, as follows : SLAVERY. § 1. The right of property is before and higher than any...sanction, and the right of the owner of a slave to such a slave and its increase is the same, and is inviolable, as the right of the owner of any property...
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