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" Mr. SHERMAN was for leaving the clause as it stands. He disapproved of the slave trade ; yet as the States were now possessed of the right to import slaves, as the public good did not require it to be taken from them, and as it was expedient to have as... "
HISTORY OF THE OBERLIN-WELLINGTON RESCUE. - Page 67
by JACOB R. SHIPHERD - 1859
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The History of the United States of America

Richard Hildreth - United States - 1871
...possessed the right, and the public good did not require it to be taken away, and as it was expedient to have as few objections as possible to the proposed scheme of government, ho would leave the matter as he found it. The abolition of slavery seemed to be going on in the United...
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The History of the United States of America, Volume 3

Richard Hildreth - United States - 1877
...possessed 'the right, and the public good did not require it to be. .taken away, and as it was expedient to have as; few objections as possible to the proposed .scheme of government, he ,would leave the matter as he •found it. The abolition of slavery seemed to be going ..qn< in the...
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Proceedings of the Massachusetts Historical Society, Volume 6

Massachusetts Historical Society - Massachusetts - 1863
...import slaves, as the public good did not require it to be taken from them, and as it was expedient to have as few objections as possible to the proposed...good sense of the several States would probably by de grees complete it. He urged on the Convention the necessity of despatching its business. " Col....
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The Southern Review, Volume 2

Albert Taylor Bledsoe, Sophia M'Ilvaine Bledsoe Herrick - American essays - 1867
...import slaves, as the public good did not require it to be taken from them, and as it was expedient to have as few objections as possible to the proposed...thought it best to leave the matter as we find it.'* The third 'voice from the North, was that of Mr. James Wilson, of Pennsylvania, pleads, not for the...
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1819-1880

John Thomas Scharf - 1879
...import slaves, as the public good did not require it to be taken from them, and as it was expedient to have as few objections as possible to the proposed...he thought it best to leave the matter as we find it."3 The third voice from the North, that of James Wilson, of Pennsylvania, pleads, not for the prohibition...
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The Debates in the Several State Conventions on the Adoption of ..., Volume 5

Constitutional history - 1881
...import slaves, as the public good did not require it to be taken from them, and as it was expedient to have as few objections as possible to the proposed...several states would probably by degrees complete it. lie urged on the Convention the necessity of despatching its business. Col. MASON. This infernal traffic...
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The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, Volume 1

Jefferson Davis - Confederate States of America - 1881
...import slaves, as the public good did not require it to be taken from them, and us it was expedient to have as few objections as possible to the proposed...thought it best to leave the matter as we find it." t "Mr. BALDWIN had conceived national objects alone to be before the Convention : not such as, like...
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the rise and fall of the confederate government

jefferson davis - 1881
...import slaves, as the public good did not require it to be taken from them, and as it was expedient to have as few objections as possible to the proposed...thought it best to leave the matter as we find it." f "Mr. BALDWIN had conceived national objects alone to be before the Convention : not such as, like...
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History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880: Negroes as ..., Volume 2

George Washington Williams - African Americans - 1882
...importations. He would himself, as a citizen of South Carolina, vote for it." Mr. Sherman remarked that "the abolition of slavery seemed to be going...several states would probably by degrees complete it ; " and Mr. Ellsworth thought that " slavery, in time, will not be a speck in our country." Mr. Madison...
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History of the Negro Race in America from 1619 to 1880: Negroes as Slaves ...

George Washington Williams - African Americans - 1882
...import slaves, as the public good did not require it to be taken from them, and as it was expedient to have as few objections as possible to the proposed...it best to leave the matter as we find it. - - . He urged on the Convention the necessity of despatching its business. "Col. MASON. This infernal traffic...
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