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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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The Life of William H. Seward, Volume 1

Frederic Bancroft - Statesmen - 1900
...whole constitution to the people now changed their course. The constitution was made to declare : " The right of property is before and higher than any...increase is the same, and as inviolable, as the right of any property whatever." This was designed to put slavery out of the reach of any law less than a constitutional...
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The national government. The state governments

James Bryce Bryce (Viscount) - United States - 1900
...So also Texas, where such a provision is certainly not superfluous. 1 Until 1801, Kentucky added, " The right of property is before and higher than any...to such slave and its increase is the same and as inviolahle as the right of the owner of any property whatever," although this doctrine had been annulled,...
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Arkansas and the Nation: How They are Governed : for the Use of Schools ...

Lewis Rhoton, William J. Galbraith - Arkansas - 1900 - 291 pages
...under any circumstances, be exiled from the state. Private property taken for public use. Sec. 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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The Constitutional History of the United States, Volume 2

Francis Newton Thorpe - Constitutional history - 1901
...the constitution of an American Commonwealth. "The. right of property," declared the seventh article, "is before and higher than any constitutional sanction,...the right of the owner of any property whatever." This declaration, also, was destined never again to be incorporated into an American constitution....
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THE CONSTITUTIONAL HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES

FRANCIS NEWTON THORPE - 1901
...the constitution of an American Commonwealth. "The right of property," declared the seventh article, "is before and higher than any constitutional sanction,...the right of the owner of any property whatever." This declaration, also, was destined never again to be incorporated into an American constitution....
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Harper's Encyclopędia of United States History from 458 A.D. to 1902: Based ...

United States - 1901
...it? "'Art. 7. Sec. 1. The right of property is before and higher than any constitutional an action; and the right of the owner of a slave to such slave...the right of the owner of any property whatever.' " Then, in the schedule is a provision that the constitution may bo amended after 1804 by a two-thirds...
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Decisions in Equity: Being Selected Cases Decided in the Courts of the First ...

Thomas B. Martin - Equity - 1901 - 620 pages
...the land."13 Again, our Bill-of-Rights, Article IT, Section 23 of the Constitution, declares that, "The right of property is before and higher than any constitutional sanction ; and private property shall not be taken, appropriated, or (13.) Constitution of Arkansas, Art. II, $ 21....
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The Southwestern Reporter, Volume 63

Law reports, digests, etc - 1901
...his peers, or the law of the land.' Again, our bill of rights (article 2, § 22, Const) declares 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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Orations from Homer to William McKinley, Volume 16

Mayo Williamson Hazeltine - Speeches, addresses, etc - 1902
...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 History of North America: The growth of the nation, 1837 to 1860, by E.W ...

Guy Carleton Lee, Francis Newton Thorpe - North America - 1905
...property in slaves now in this Territory shall be in no measure interfered with." It continued further: "The right of property is before and higher than any...the right of the owner of any property whatever." A limiting provision forbidding the altering of the constitution until after the year 1864, and then...
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