Journal of the Senate, Parte 10

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Página 123 - Resolved, That our Senators in Congress be instructed, and our Representatives requested, to introduce and vote for a bill to repeal an Act entitled ' an Act respecting fugitives from justice and persons escaping from the service of their masters...
Página 21 - To enjoy our rights and liberties we must understand them ; their security and protection ought to be the first object of a free people; and it is a well established fact that no nation has ever continued long in the enjoyment of civil and political freedom, which was not both virtuous and enlightened; and believing that the advancement of literature always has been, and ever will be, the means of developing more fully the rights of man. ; that the mind of every citizen...
Página 198 - That the right of property in slaves is sacred to the slave-holding States by the Federal Constitution, and that they cannot be deprived of that right without their consent. "That the General Government cannot abolish slavery in the District of Columbia against the consent of the citizens of said District, without a manifest breach of good faith.
Página 197 - Constitution, which we now present, is the result of a spirit of amity, and of that mutual deference and concession which the peculiarity of our political situation rendered indispensable.
Página 460 - Every person elected or appointed to any office under this Constitution shall, before entering on the duties thereof, take an oath or affirmation to support the Constitution of this State, and of the United States, and also an oath of office.
Página 137 - Agent's printed reports: therefore, be it Resolved by the House of Representatives, the Senate concurring, That a Committee of three on the part of the House...
Página 319 - That a committee consisting of two on the part of the senate and three on the part of the house, be appointed to...
Página 41 - Mississippi river, to be chosen by said commissioners, between St. Louis, and the mouth of the Illinois river, and to lay out a road from Wheeling, aforesaid, to the point so to be chosen on the left bank of the river Mississippi...
Página 21 - ... has ever continued long in the enjoyment of civil and political freedom, which was not both virtuous and enlightened; and believing that the advancement of literature always has been, and ever will be the means of developing more fully the rights of man, that the mind of every citizen in...
Página 198 - Resolved by the General Assembly of the State of Illinois : " That we highly disapprove of the formation of Abolition societies, and of the doctrines promulgated by them. " That the right of property in slaves is sacred to the slave-holding States by the Federal Constitution, and that they cannot be deprived of that right without their consent.

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