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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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North of Slavery: The Negro in the Free States

Leon F. Litwack - Political Science - 2009 - 325 pages
...only sanctioned slavery but enjoined the state legislature to pass such laws as might be necessary "to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in this state, under any pretext whatsoever." This had not been conceded or expected, and many found it...
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The Papers of Henry Clay: Presidential Candidate, 1821-1824, Volume 3

Henry Clay - History - 1963 - 933 pages
...other states. "Sir, I cannot doubt, that the clause in the constitution of Missouri, which requires the legislature to pass laws to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from going to, and settling in, that state, is wholly incompatible with the constitution of the United States,...
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The History of Johnson County, Missouri, Including a Reliable History of the ...

Johnson County (Mo.) - 1881 - 1078 pages
...because in it there was a clause empowering 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 pretest whatever." The house refused, thereupon, to pass the resolution to admit....
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The Missouri Supreme Court: From Dred Scott to Nancy Cruzan

Gerald T. Dunne - Law - 1993 - 222 pages
...of slaves. ... 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."4 The clause occasioned little stir but the institution of...
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The Shaping of America: A Geographical Perspective on 500 Years of History ...

D. W. Meinig - History - 1986 - 656 pages
...were prolonged by a clause in the proposed state constitution advocating such laws as may be necessary "to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in this state, under any pretext whatsoever." This provision was accepted by Congress, with the addition...
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Runaway and Freed Missouri Slaves and Those Who Helped Them, 1763-1865

Harriet C. Frazier - Social Science - 2004 - 214 pages
...Missouri's first state constitution of 1820 gave the legislature the duty to pass laws, among other matters, "To prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in this state, under any pretext whatsoever."4 According to the 1820 federal census, there were 10,222...
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Prestatehood Legal Materials: A Fifty-State Research Guide, Including New ...

Michael Chiorazzi, Marguerite Most - History - 2006 - 1564 pages
...article said 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." The "fundamental condition" established by Congress for statehood was...
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The Other Missouri History: Populists, Prostitutes, and Regular Folk

Thomas Morris Spencer - History - 2004 - 241 pages
...they were explicitly codified in the 1820 constitution of Missouri, which obligated the legislature "[t]o prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to, and settling in this state, under any pretext whatsoever."13 The constitutional mandate to exclude free blacks from...
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American Confluence: The Missouri Frontier from Borderland to Border State

Stephen Aron, Professor of History and Vice Chair for Academic Personnel Stephen Aron - History - 2006 - 301 pages
...emancipated slaves to depart the state immediately. But the proposed charter did make it a duty of the legislature to pass laws "to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to. and settling in this state, under any pretext whatsoever."57 United in their defense of slavery, delegates did divide...
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The Constitution in Congress: Descent into the Maelstrom, 1829-1861

David P. Currie - Law - 2007 - 344 pages
...in its constitution a provision requiring the legislature "to pass such laws as may be necessary ... to prevent free negroes and mulattoes from coming to and settling in this State ...." To mollify Northerners who argued that some free blacks were citizens of other states...
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