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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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Slavery and the Founders: Race and Liberty in the Age of Jefferson

Paul Finkelman - History
...gradual abolition acts of Rhode Island and Connecticut, both passed in 1784, had similar provisions. 5. "An Act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters," Act of February 12, 1793, in US Statutes at Large, 1:302 (hereinafter cited as Act of 1 793). William...
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The Slaveholding Republic: An Account of the United States Government's ...

the late Don E. Fehrenbacher - History - 2002 - 480 pages
...appointing one committee without result, appointed another in November 1791, authori2ing it to draft a bill "respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters." Four weeks later, William Johnston of North Carolina presented the committee's handiwork, which, after...
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Student's Guide to Landmark Congressional Laws on Civil Rights

Marcus D. Pohlmann, Linda Vallar Whisenhunt - Law - 2002 - 284 pages
...APPROVED, September 9, 1850. AMENDING THE FUGITIVE SLAVE ACT 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. commissioners . . . are authorized...
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Martin R. Delany: A Documentary Reader

Martin Robison Delany - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 507 pages
...therefore, we insert the Bill alone, with explanations following: — 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 12, 1793. Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United...
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A House Divided: The Antebellum Slavery Debates in America, 1776-1865

Mason I. Lowance - History - 2003 - 492 pages
...Thirty-First Congress — Sess. I, Chap. 60, 1850. Sept. 18, 1850 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. SEC. 1. Be it enacted by the...
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Our Documents: 100 Milestone Documents from the National Archives

Michael Beschloss - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2006 - 256 pages
...of them, depends exclusively upon their own particular laws 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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A Treatise on the Right of Personal Liberty and the Writ of Habeas Corpus ...

Rollin C. Hurd - Law - 2010 - 677 pages
...probable cause. Ib. By the act of Sept. 18, 1850, entitled "An act to amend and supplementary to ' An act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters,' approved Febuary twelfth, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three," it is provided : " Sec. 1....
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The Fugitive's Properties: Law and the Poetics of Possession

Stephen M. Best - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 362 pages
...law impairing the obligation of contracts''' (art. 1, sec. 10, para. i). The result of his efforts ("An Act Respecting Fugitives from Justice, and Persons Escaping from the Service of their Masters" [1850]) reads, consequently, like freelabor contract, like lapsed free-labor contract: And be it further...
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Establishing Congress: The Removal to Washington, D.C., and the Election of 1800

Kenneth R. Bowling, Donald R. Kennon - History - 2005 - 225 pages
...it adopted without recorded debate, on a vote of forty-eight to seven, the Senate bill that became "an Act respecting fugitives from justice, and persons escaping from the service of their masters." The issue would not be visited again for more than half a century. It is worth mentioning two of the...
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The Rescue of Joshua Glover: A Fugitive Slave, the Constitution, and the ...

H. Robert Baker - History - 2006 - 260 pages
...1850). 97- Fehrenbacher, Slaveholding Republic, 227. 98. An Act to amend, and supplementary to ... the Act entitled "An Act respecting Fugitives from...Persons Escaping from the Service of their Masters," 9 Stat. 462 (1850) (hereafter Fugitive Slave Act of 1850). Section 7 spells out criminal penalties....
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