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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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Arkansas Reports: Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ...

Arkansas. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1920
...voice of the Constitution in passing it. Article 2, section 22, of our Constitution reads as follows : "The right of property is before and higher than any constitutional sanction; and private property shall not be taken, appropriated or damaged for public use, without just compensation...
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Arkansas Reports: Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ...

Arkansas. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1920
...will acmie. It seems to me that this is clearly unconstitutional. Article 2, section 22, provides that the right of property is before and higher than any constitutional sanction; and private property shall not be taken, appropriated or damaged for public use, without just compensation...
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Sketches of War History, 1861-1865: Papers Read Before the Ohio ..., Volume 2

Military Order of the Loyal Legion of the United States. Ohio Commandery - United States - 1888
...They are based on the robber plea : " They may take who have the power, And they may keep who can." If the right of property is before and higher than any constitutional sanction, how happens it that the most sacred of all property rights — the right of man to himself — may...
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The Political Beginnings of Kentucky: A Narrative of Public Events Bearing ...

John Mason Brown - Kentucky - 1889 - 263 pages
...slavery upon the State was attempted by interpolating in the Bill of Rights a new declaration, that "the right of property is before and higher than any...the right of the owner of any property whatever." It required a civil war to correct the error made in 1792. The humble preacher delegates were wiser...
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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States, Volume 6

Hermann Von Holst - Constitutional history - 1889
...their office conscientiously. The material provision respecting slavery was, verbatim, as follows: "The right of property is before and higher than any constitutional sanction, and the right of tho owner of a slave to such slave and his increase is the same and as inviolable as the right of any...
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William Lloyd Garrison, 1805-1879: The Story of His Life Told by His ...

Wendell Phillips Garrison, Francis Jackson Garrison - 1889
...as follows : " The right of property is before and higher than any consti- Lib. 28 : 107. tutional sanction ; and the right of the owner of a slave to such Dec. 22 ; Lib. 28:5. Lib. 28 : 23, 28; Wilson's J?ise and Fall of the Slave Power, 2 : 544' Lib. 28:28....
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Life and Times of Ephraim Cutler: Prepared from His Journals and Correspondence

Julia Perkins Cutler - Ohio - 1890 - 353 pages
...section 3): " That the right of property is before and higher than any constitutional sanction ; that the right of the owner of a slave to such slave, and...the right of the owner of any property whatever." Mr. President, I regard that as the most atrocious sentiment ever wrapped up human language, and if...
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History of the Colored Race in America

William T. Alexander - African Americans - 1800 - 600 pages
...of the system is clearly expressed in a section of the Kentucky Constitution of 1850 as follows: " The right of property is before and higher than any...and the right of the owner of a slave to such slave is the same and as inviolable as the right of the owner of any property whatever." It was no more necessary,...
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Life and Times of Ephraim Cutler: Prepared from His Journals and Correspondence

Julia Perkins Cutler - Ohio - 1890 - 353 pages
...date she incorporated into her or. ganic law the following provision (article 13, section 3) : " That the right of property is before and higher than any constitutional sanction ; that the right of the owner of a slave to such slave, and its increase, is the same and as inviolable...
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A Treatise on the Measure of Damages: Or, An Inquiry Into the ..., Volume 3

Theodore Sedgwick, Arthur George Sedgwick - Damages - 1891
...by a jury of twelve men in a court of record, as shall be prescribed by law." 1874. Art. 2, 22. "The right of property is before and higher than any constitutional sanction ; and private property shall not be taken, appropriated, or damaged for public use without just compensation...
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