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" That the provisions of an act entitled "an act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters... "
the valley of vision; or the dry bones of istrael revived - Page 5
by george bush - 1844
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Debates of Lincoln and Douglas: Political Debates Between Hon. Abraham ...

Digital Scanning Inc - History - 1998 - 276 pages
...Congress be instructed, and our Representatives requested, to introduce and vote for a bill to repeal an act entitled " an act respecting fugitives from justice...persons escaping from the service of their masters ; and, failing in that, for such a modification of it as shall secure the right of habeas corpus and...
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The Papers of John C. Calhoun, Volume 24

John Caldwell Calhoun, Clyde Norman Wilson - History - 1959 - 727 pages
...United States or Territories, under a certain Act of Congress, passed on the 12th day of February, 1793, entitled "An Act respecting fugitives from justice...persons escaping from the service of their masters"; nor shall any such Judge, Alderman, or Justice of the Peace issue or grant any certificate or warrant...
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Race, Law and Public Policy: Cases and Materials on Law and Public Policy of ...

Robert Johnson (Jr.) - African Americans - 1998 - 446 pages
...provides examples of the sweeping nature of the statute: "Chap. LX- An Act to Amend, and Supplementary to the Act Entitled "An Act Respecting Fugitives from Justice, and Persons Escaping from the Services of their Masters," approved February twelfth, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three....
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Africans in America: America's Journey Through Slavery

Charles Johnson, Patricia Smith, WGBH Series Research Team - History - 1999 - 494 pages
...compromise contained one extraordinary and particularly painful provision, an amendment to the 1793 Act Respecting Fugitives from Justice, and Persons Escaping from the Service of Their Masters. A stringent new fugitive slave law. Under this law, any person — black or white — could be deputized...
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Abolitionism and American Law

John R. McKivigan - History - 1999 - 392 pages
...September 18, 1850, Congress, responding to this pressure, passed "An Act to amend, and supplementary to, the Act entitled 'An Act respecting Fugitives from...Persons escaping from the Service of their Masters, approved February twelfth, one thousand seven hundred ninety-three/ "m The 1850 Act was an attempt...
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Against Slavery: An Abolitionist Reader

Mason I. Lowance - History - 2000 - 333 pages
...CONGRESS— SESS. 1, CHAP. 60, 1850 September 18, 1850 CHAP. LX. — AN ACT to amend, and supplementary to, the Act entitled, "An Act respecting Fugitives from...Persons escaping from, the Service of their Masters," approved February twelfth, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three. Be it enacted by the Senate...
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Critical Thinking Using Primary Sources in U.S. History

Wendy S. Wilson, Gerald H. Herman - History - 2000 - 154 pages
...it hard enough to take care of your own skin." The Fugitive Slave Law, February 1 2, 1 793 (Extract) An Act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters. . . . Section 3. And be it also enacted, That when a person held to labor in any of the United States,...
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Bound Away: Virginia and the Westward Movement

David Hackett Fischer, Harmondsworth Professor of American History and Fellow David Hackett Fischer, James C. Kelly, Virginia Historical Society - Art - 2000 - 366 pages
...about twentythree or four years of age — it is therefore ordered, in persuance of an act of Congress, "An Act respecting fugitives from Justice and Persons escaping from the Service of their master" that the matter set forth be entered on the record of this Court. s0 Eight days later Anthony...
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Neither Separate Nor Equal: Congress in the 1790s

Kenneth R. Bowling, United States Capitol Historical Society - History - 2000 - 344 pages
...February 5, 1793, after a brief debate the day before merely noted in the Annals: the four-section "Act respecting Fugitives from Justice, and Persons escaping from the Service of their Masters," which was signed into law a week later by President George Washington.57 The legislative history of...
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Slavery & the Law

Paul Finkelman - History - 2001 - 465 pages
...Enforcement (Philadelphia: JB Lippincott, 1975). 4. "Document 31: An act to amend, and supplementary t0, the act entitled 'An act respecting fugitives from...persons escaping from the service of their masters,' approved February twelfth, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three" reprinted in Civil Rights and...
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