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" It shall be their duty, as soon as may be, to pass such laws as may be necessary, First. To prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in this state under any pretext whatsoever ; and, Second. "
A history of the United States of America - Page 361
by Charles Augustus Goodrich - 1823 - 379 pages
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The Mill Boy of the Slashes: Young Folks' Life of Henry Clay

John Frost - Death - 1887 - 228 pages
...shall be the duty of the General Assembly, as soon as may be, to pass such laws as may be necessary to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to, and settling in this State, under any pretext whatever." The Senate passed a resolution admitting the State of Missouri...
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Knowledge: a Weekly Magazine: Supplementing All Cyclopedias. V. 1; June-Dec 1890

1891 - 586 pages
...of owners, or to prevent immigrants from bringing slaves into the state with them, and directed it to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in the state under any pretext. Chiefly through the influence of Henry Clay (qv), a compromise was effected', by...
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Columbian Cyclopedia

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1897
...of owners, or to prevent Immigrants from bringing slaves into the state with them, and directed It to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in the state under any pretext. Chiefly through the influence of Henry Clay (qv), a compromise was effected, by...
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A Constitutional History of the American People, Volume 1

Francis Newton Thorpe - Constitutional history - 1898
...made a place where free white men could live. These are old arguments, and those who read necessary to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to, and settling in. this State under any pretext whatever," etc. — Missouri constitution of 1820, Art. iii., Sec. 26....
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The True History of the Missouri Compromise and Its Repeal

Susan Bullitt Dixon ("Mrs. Archibald Dixon, "), Mrs. Archibald Dixon - Missouri compromise - 1899 - 623 pages
...Article of the ConstU — tution of Missouri, by which the Legislature of the State has been directed to pass laws 'to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling !tn the State,' has been construed to apply to such of that class as are citizens of the United States,...
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The Jacksonian Epoch

Charles Henry Peck - United States - 1899 - 472 pages
...formal admission into the Union. It contained a provision directing the legislature to enact a law " to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to, and settling in, said State on any pretext whatever." This was charged to be a violation of the federal Constitution,...
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Proceedings in Congress Upon the Acceptance of the Statues of Thomas H ...

United States. 56th Congress, 1st sess., 1899-1900, United States. Congress - Government publications - 1900 - 140 pages
...assembly, declared: It shall be their duty as soon as may be to pass such laws as may be necessary to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in this State under any pretext whatever. The election for State and other officers was held on August...
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An Inside View of the Formation of the State of West Virginia: With ...

William Patrick Willey - West Virginia - 1901 - 245 pages
..."It shall be the duty of the Legislature, as soon as may be, to pass such laws as may be necessary to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in this State, under any pretext whatever." You will perceive that this clause is almost identical with...
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Encyclopedia of the History of Missouri: A Compendium of History ..., Volume 4

Howard Louis Conard - Missouri - 1901
...to the provision making it the duty of the General Assembly "to pass such laws as may be necessary to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in this State under any pretext whatsoever." The result was that not until February of 1821 was a resolution...
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Early History of Vermont, Volume 3

La Fayette Wilbur - Vermont - 1902
...legalized therein. It is also made the imperious duty of its Legislature to pass laws, as soon as may be, ' To prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to, and settling in that State, under any pretence whatever.' "These powers, restrictions, and provisions, to legalize...
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