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Understanding Adventures of Huckleberry Finn: A Student Casebook to Issues ... - Page 156
by Claudia Durst Johnson - 1996 - 246 pages
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The Works of Charles Sumner, Volume 8

Charles Sumner - 1873
...men who cannot help the work of thrusting a fellow-being back into bondage, this Act declares that " all good citizens are hereby commanded to aid and...in the prompt and efficient execution of this law " ; l and this injunction is addressed to all alike, not excepting those who religiously believe that...
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Life and Public Services of Charles Sumner

Charles Edwards Lester - 1874 - 596 pages
...and as he reads the requirements of this Act, is filled with horror. Here is a despotic mandate, ' to aid and assist in the prompt and efficient execution of this law." Again let me speak frankly. Not rashly would I set myself against any provision of law. This grave...
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THE CENTURY OF INDEPENDENCE

1876
...clause of the Constitution which prohibits slavery, in conformity with the provisions of this act; and said warrants shall run and be executed by said officers anywhere in the State or Territory within which they are issued. SEC. 6. That any person who shall knowingly and wilfully...
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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States, Volume 3

Hermann Von Holst - 1881
...testimony of the accused was not to be admitted. "All good citizens" were "commanded," if thereto required, "to aid and assist in the prompt and efficient execution of this law." If the alleged slave escapes from the marshal or his deputies, the marshal is responsible to the owner...
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The Political History of the United States of America During the Period of ...

Edward McPherson - 1880 - 652 pages
...Constitution which prohibits slavery, in conformity with the provisions of this act ; and said warranta shall run and be executed by said officers anywhere in the State or Terrritory within which they are issued. SEC. 6. That any person who shall knowingly and wilfully...
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The Centennial Record of Freewill Baptists, 1780-1880

1881 - 266 pages
...seize the fugitive from slavery, and remand the helpless victim into hopeless bondage. It also said, " All good citizens are hereby commanded to aid and...in the prompt and efficient execution of this law." In just fourteen days after this enactment the General Conference convened at Providence, RI Soon after...
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The Constitutional and Political History of the United States: 1846-1850 ...

Hermann Von Holst - 1881
...testimony of the accused was not to be admitted. "All good citizens" were "commanded," if thereto required, "to aid and assist in the prompt and efficient execution of this law." If the alleged slave escapes from the marshal or his deputies, the marshal is responsible to the owner...
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History of the Underground Railroad in Chester and the Neighboring Counties ...

Robert Clemens Smedley - 1883 - 407 pages
...the Constitution referred to, in conformity with the provision of this act, and all good citizens are commanded to aid and assist in the prompt and efficient...anywhere in the State, within which they are issued. SECTION 6. A nd be it further enacted, That when a person held to service or labor in any State...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 13

John Robert Irelan - 1888
...Constitution referred to, in conformity with the provisions of this Act; and all good citizens are commanded to aid and assist in the prompt and efficient...in the State within which they are issued. SEC. 6. That when a person held to service or labor in any State or Territory of the United States has heretofore...
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The Republic, Or, A History of the United States of America in ..., Volume 18

John Robert Irelan - 1888
...clause of the Constitution which prohibits slavery, in conformity with the provisions of this act ; and said warrants shall run and be executed by said officers anywhere in the State or Territory within which they are issued. " SEC. 6. That any person who shall knowingly and willfully...
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