Speech of Hon. Alfred Iverson, of Georgia, on Our Territorial Policy: Delivered in the Senate of the United States, January 9, 1860
Printed at the Congressional Globe Office, 1860 - 15 Seiten
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Seite 8 - That the legislative power of the Territory shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation consistent with the Constitution of the United States and the provisions of this act...
Seite 5 - Measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void : it being the true intent and meaning of this act, not to legislate slavery into any territory or state, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the constitution of the United States...
Seite 3 - Resolved, That the Committee on Naval Affairs be instructed to inquire into the expediency of repealing so much of the...
Seite 5 - ... non-intervention by Congress with slavery in the States and Territories, as recognized by the legislation of 1850, commonly called the compromise measures, is hereby declared inoperative and void; it being the true intent and meaning of this act not to legislate slavery into any Territory or State, nor to exclude it therefrom, but to leave the people thereof perfectly free to form and regulate their domestic institutions in their own way, subject only to the Constitution of the United States.
Seite 9 - That the Legislative power of the Territory shall extend to all rightful subjects of legislation not inconsistent with the Constitution and laws of the United States.