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" Louisiana, which lies north of thirty-six degrees and thirty minutes north latitude, excepting only such part thereof as is included within the limits of the State contemplated by this act, slavery and involuntary servitude, otherwise than in the punishment... "
The public statutes at large of the United States of America, from 1789 to ... - Page 530
edited by - 1856
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President Lincoln's Attitude Towards Slavery and Emancipation: With a Review ...

Henry Watson Wilbur - History - 1914 - 220 pages
...ex-President Madison. The outcome of the controversy was the Missouri Compromise which is here given: "And be it further enacted, That in all that Territory...Louisiana, which lies north of thirty-six degrees thirty minutes north latitude, excepting only such part thereof as is included within the limits of...
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The History of Johnson County, Missouri, Including a Reliable History of the ...

Genealogy - 1881 - 1078 pages
...19. A bill now came from the senate providing for the admission of Missouri, amended as follows : And be it further enacted: That in all that territory...name of Louisiana, which lies north • of thirty-six degress and thirty minutes north latitude; excepting only such part, thereof, as included within the...
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Prison Slavery

Barbara Esposito, Lee Wood - Social Science - 1982 - 225 pages
...the Northwest Territory Ordinance was also found in the Missouri Enabling Act of 1820: Sec. 8. . . .in all that territory ceded by France to the United...States under the name of Louisiana, which lies north of 36 degrees and 30 minutes north latitude, not Included within the limits of the state, complemented...
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Conflict and Compromise: The Political Economy of Slavery, Emancipation and ...

Roger L. Ransom - Business & Economics - 1989 - 317 pages
...became known as the Thomas Proviso was attached to the bill approving statehood for Missouri and Maine: That, in all that territory ceded by France to the...thirty-six degrees and thirty minutes north latitude, excepting only such part thereof as is included within the limits of the State contemplated by this...
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The Constitution in the Supreme Court: The First Hundred Years, 1789-1888

David P. Currie - Law - 1992 - 504 pages
...no controversy ripe for judicial decision. '"Act of March 6, 1820, ch. 22, 8, 3 Stat. 545, 548: [I]n all that territory ceded by France to the United...north latitude, not included within the limits of [Missouri], . . . slavery and involuntary servitude, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, ....
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Against Slavery: An Abolitionist Reader

Mason I. Lowance - History - 2000 - 333 pages
...form of territorial bills — the 8th section only relating to the slavery question.) SEC. VIII. And be it further enacted, That in all that territory...included within the limits of the state contemplated by their act, slavery and involuntary servitude, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, whereof the...
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Nullification and Secession in the United States: A History of the Six ...

Edward Payson Powell - History - 1897 - 461 pages
...barbaric ; and from a republican to a despotic nation." APPENDIX TO CHAPTER VII COMPROMISE OP 1820 Be it further enacted that in all that Territory ceded...States, under the name of Louisiana, which lies north of 36 30' north latitude, excepting only such part thereof as is included within the limits of the State...
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The Underground Railroad: A Primary Source History of the Journey to Freedom

Philip Wolny - History - 2004 - 64 pages
...their amendments to the said Bill . . . And that the following provision be added to the Bill — And be it further enacted, that in all that Territory...States under the name of Louisiana, which lies north of thirty six degrees and thirty minutes north latitude, not included within the limits of the State contemplated...
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The Constitution of Empire: Territorial Expansion and American Legal History

Gary Lawson, Guy Seidman - Law - 2008 - 288 pages
...a proviso drawn from the Fugitive Slave Clause that requires free states to return escaped slaves, that "[i]n all that territory ceded by France to the...north latitude, not included within the limits of [Missouri] . . . , slavery and involuntary servitude, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes ....
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The Library Of Original Sources: 1833-1865

Oliver J. Thatcher - History - 2004 - 452 pages
...included in the new State, lying north of 36 30'. We quote the prohibitory section : "SECTION 8. Be it further enacted, That in all that territory...States, under the name of Louisiana, which lies north of 36 and 30' of north latitude, not included within the limits of the State contemplated by this act,...
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