The Land Politics of the United States: A Paper Read Before the New York Historical Society, Tuesday, May 1, 1888

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Página 7 - All controversies concerning the private right of soil, claimed under different grants of two or more states, whose jurisdictions as they may respect such lands and the states which passed such grants are adjusted, the said grants or either of them being at the same time claimed to have originated antecedent to such settlement of jurisdiction, shall, on the petition of either party to the Congress of...
Página 25 - That after the year 1800 of the Christian era there shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in any of the said States, otherwise than in punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted to have been personally guilty.
Página 25 - There shall be neither slavery nor involuntary servitude in the said territory otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted; Provided, always, That any person escaping into the same, from whom labor or service is lawfully claimed in any one of the original States, such fugitive may be lawfully reclaimed and conveyed to the person claiming his or her labor or service as aforesaid.
Página 7 - The united states in congress assembled shall also be the last resort on appeal in all disputes and differences now subsisting or that hereafter may arise between two or more states concerning boundary, jurisdiction or any other cause whatever; which authority shall always be exercised in the manner following.
Página 35 - In this view of the subject, it may be asserted that what is called slavery, is, in reality, a political institution, essential to the peace, safety, and prosperity of those States of the Union in which it exists.
Página 10 - Ho — all to the borders! Vermonters, come down, With your breeches of deerskin and jackets of brown; With your red woolen caps, and your moccasins, come, To the gathering summons of trumpet and drum.
Página 34 - By a previous clause it had, in a like spirit of wise and cautious patriotism, provided for another case, in which all are even now agreed, that the proceeds of the sales of the public lands should be used for the defense of the country. It was enacted that the act should continue and be...
Página 10 - With your red woolen caps, and your moccasins, come, To the gathering summons of trumpet and drum. Come down with your rifles ! Let gray wolf and fox Howl on in the shade of their primitive rocks ; Let the bear feed securely from pig-pen and stall ; Here 's two-legged game for your powder and ball.
Página 25 - And that this regulation shall be an article of compact, and remain a fundamental principle of the constitutions between the thirteen original States, and each of the States described in the resolve.
Página 8 - Vermont in her independence., but devote her to the usurped government of any other power, she has not the most distant motive to continue hostilities with Great Britain, and maintain an important frontier for the benefit of the United States, and for no other reward than the ungrateful one of being enslaved by them.

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