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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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History of the Colored Race in America

William T. Alexander - 1800 - 600 pages
...call to their aid the bystanders, or posse comitaius, of the proper County, to aid them in their work: "And all good citizens are hereby commanded to aid...in the prompt and efficient execution of this law." Mr. John Van Buren, in a letter to the opponents of this law, while admitting the right to reclaim...
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Abraham Lincoln: A History, Volume 3

John George Nicolay, John Hay - 1890
...to summon and call to their aid the bystanders or posse comitatus of the proper county," who were " hereby commanded to aid and assist in the prompt and efficient execution of this law." The commissioner should receive a fee of ten dollars when he delivered the fugitive, and only five...
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Fugitive Slaves (1619-1865)

Marion Gleason McDougall - 1891 - 150 pages
...observance of the clause of the Constitution referred to, in conformity with the provisions oCthis act; and all good citizens are hereby commanded to aid...the State within which they are issued. " SEC. 6. A n,! be it further enacted, That when a person held to service or labor in any State or Territory...
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History of the United States from the Compromise of 1850: 1850-1854

James Ford Rhodes - 1892
...empowered " to summon and call to their aid the bystanders or posse comitatus of the proper county ; . . . and all good citizens are hereby commanded to aid...may be required, as aforesaid, for that purpose." If any person shall " willingly hinder or prevent " the claimant from arresting the fugitive, or "...
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Memoir and Letters of Charles Sumner

Edward Lillie Pierce - 1893
...deliverance, and then 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 requirement of law. This grave...
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Memoir and Letters of Charles Sumner, Volume 3

Edward Lillie Pierce - 1893
...deliverance, and then 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 requirement of law. This grave...
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American Orations: V. The anti-slavery struggle

Alexander Johnston, James Albert Woodburn - 1896
...deliverance, and then 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 requirement of law. This grave...
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The Underground Railroad from Slavery to Freedom

Wilbur Henry Siebert - 1898 - 478 pages
...by them, had the authority to summon the posse comitatus of the county, and "all good citizens" were "commanded to aid and assist in the prompt and efficient execution " of the law. The testimony of the alleged fugitive could not be received in evidence. Ownership was determined...
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The True History of the Missouri Compromise and Its Repeal

Mrs. Archibald Dixon, Susan Bullitt Dixon ("Mrs. Archibald Dixon, ") - 1899 - 623 pages
...to, in conformity with the provisions of this act ; and all good citizens are hereby commanded to act and assist in the prompt and efficient execution of...services may be required, as aforesaid for that purpose. . . . In no trial or hearing under this act, shall the testimony of such alleged fugitive be admitted...
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Charles Sumner; His Complete Works: With Introduction by Hon ..., Volume 10

Charles Sumner - 1900
...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 " ; J and this injunction is addressed to all alike, not excepting those who religiously believe that...
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