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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. "
The Journal of Negro History - Page 253
edited by - 1917
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Reports of Civil and Criminal Cases Decided by the ..., Volume 6; Volume 154

Kentucky. Court of Appeals, James Hughes, Achilles Sneed, Martin D. Hardin, George Minos Bibb, Alexander Keith Marshall, William Littell, Thomas Bell Monroe, John James Marshall, James Greene Dana, Benjamin Monroe, James P. Metcalfe, Alvin Duvall, William Pope Duvall Bush, John Rodman, Edward Warren Hines, Charles Cyrus Turner, Thomas Lewis Edelen, Thomas Robert McBeath, Robert G. Higdon, T. M. Jones, Amos Hall Eblen - Law reports, digests, etc - 1913
...holding State. In her Constitution adopted in 1851, it was declared : "The right of property is better and higher than any constitutional sanction, and the...to such slave and its increase, is the same and as inviolate as the right of the owner of any other property whatever. ' ' When the Southern States seceded,...
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The Congressional Globe ...

United States. Congress - United States - 1859
...section is this: bi The right of property Ħa before and higher than any conFmiuional sanction ; ami the right of the owner of a slave to such slave and i ta increase is the same, and as inviolable, as the right of the owner of any property whatever."...
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Annual Report and Proceedings, Volumes 14-18

Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society - African Americans - 1846
...State Convention above alluded to was substantially this. The 20th section of the 9th article affirms " The right of property is before and higher than any...inviolable as the right of the owner of any property whatever." The 10th article, section 1, " forbids emancipation without compensation and removal; permits...
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Reports of Cases at Law and in Equity Argued and Determined in ..., Volume 49

Arkansas. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1888
...he is paid the real and true value for it, unless he is willing to give it away or sell it for less. The right of property is before and higher than any constitutional sanction, and private property shall not be taken for public use without just compensation therefor. Id., art. 2,...
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The Constitutions of the Several States of the Union and United States ...

Constitutional history - 1852 - 633 pages
...and property of freemen, exists nowhere in a republic — not even in the largest majority. SEC. 3. The right of property is before and higher than any...inviolable as the right of the owner of any property whatever. SEC. 4. That all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on...
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The American's Guide

1855
...liberty, and property of freemen, exists nowhere in a republic — not even in the largest majority. \ 3. The right of property is before and higher than any...inviolable as the right of the owner of any property whatever. fi 4. That all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their...
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Democratic Speeches on Kansas: Pamphlet Vol.], Volume 1

United States - 1856
...principle is clearly announced in the Lecompton Constitution. It is declared in that instrument that " the right of property is before and higher than any...slave to such slave and its increase, is the same, and is as inviolable as the right of the owner of any property whatever." Is that assented to by statesmen...
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The True Republican: Containing the Inaugural Addresses, Together with the ...

Jonathan French - Presidents - 1857 - 255 pages
...liberty, and property of freemen exists nowhere in a republic, — not even in the largest majority. § 3. The right of property is before and higher than any...inviolable, as the right of the owner of any property whatever. § 1. That all power ia inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their...
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Senate Documents, Otherwise Publ. as Public Documents and ..., Volume 7

United States. Congress. Senate - United States - 1858
...subject to indictment, trial, and punishment according to law. ARTICLE VII. — Slavery. SECTION 1. The right of property is before and higher than any...inviolable as the right of the owner of any property whatever. SEC. 2. The legislature shall have no power to pass laws for the emancipation of slaves without...
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The Congressional Globe, Part 2

United States. Congress - Law - 1858
...constitutions, has no legal effect whatever. The language of the first section of the seventh article is: " The right of property is before and higher than any...inviolable as the right of the owner of any property whatever." But be the construction of this article what it may, it was, in the event of the vote beinjr...
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