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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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Proceedings, Volume 6

Organization of American Historians - Mississippi River Valley - 1913
...1820. This section provided that it should be the duty of the legislature to pass such laws as would prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in the State under any pretext whatsoever. Now this hostility to the free negroes was not due to their large numbers,...
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Cyclopedia of American Government, Volume 3

United States - 1914
...States. When Missouri sought admission in 1821, its constitution required it* legislature to enact laws "to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in this State under any pretext whatever' Congress thereupon required a pledge that no act should be passed...
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Missouri the center state: 1821-1915

Walter Barlow Stevens - Missouri - 1915
...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 in August...
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Missouri's Struggle for Statehood, 1804-1821

Floyd Calvin Shoemaker - Constitutional history - 1916 - 383 pages
...state constitutions expressly gave this power to the legislature.66 The general assembly was commanded to pass laws to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in Missouri; and to oblige slave-owners to treat their slaves humanely.66 Further regarding slavery, the...
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A History of Missouri

Eugene Morrow Violette - Missouri - 1918 - 500 pages
...provided that it should be the duty of the general assembly to pass such laws as might be necessary "to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in the State under any pretext whatsoever." Members of Congress did not have to wait until Missouri's constitution...
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History of Missouri: A Text Book of State History for Use in Elementary Schools

Clarence Henry McClure - Missouri - 1920 - 268 pages
...reads as follows, "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 whatsoever." Some of the members of Congress from the northern states...
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Centennial History of Missouri: (the Center State) One Hundred ..., Volume 1

Walter Barlow Stevens - Missouri - 1921
...the constitution of Missouri reached Congress, Miles' Register pointed out that the clause directing the legislature to pass laws "to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming into and settling in the state, on any pretence whatever" would block admission into the Union. The...
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Missouri Historical Review, Volume 15

Francis Asbury Sampson, Floyd Calvin Shoemaker - Missouri - 1921
...the constitution of Missouri reached Congress, Niles' Register pointed out that the clause directing the legislature to pass laws "to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming into and settling in the state, on any pretence whatever" would block admission into the Union. The...
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Centennial History of Missouri: (the Center State) One Hundred ..., Volume 1

Walter Barlow Stevens - Missouri - 1921
...assembly, declared: 'It shall be their duty as soon a? 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* in August...
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Civil Rights, 1959: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on ..., Parts 3-5

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights - Civil rights - 1959
...under which that State applied for admission into the Union, provided, that it should be the duty of the Legislature •" to pass laws to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from comiug to and settling in the State, under any pretext whatever." One ground of objection to the admission...
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