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Douglas, Stephen Arnold. Speech of Hon. S.A. Douglas, of Illinois on the State of the Union. Delivered in the Senate, January 3, 1861 . Washington, D.C., 1861. [format: book], [genre: speech]. Permission: Northern Illinois University
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"Second. That ‘all cases involving title to slaves,’ and ‘questions of personal freedom,’ are referred to the adjudication of the local tribunals, with the right of appeal to the Supreme Court of the United States.

"Third. That the provisions of the Constitution of the United States in respect to fugitives from service is to be carried into faithful execution in all ‘the organized Territories’ the same as in the States.

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Douglas, Stephen Arnold. Speech of Hon. S.A. Douglas, of Illinois on the State of the Union. Delivered in the Senate, January 3, 1861 . Washington, D.C., 1861. [format: book], [genre: speech]. Permission: Northern Illinois University
Persistent link to this document: http://lincoln.lib.niu.edu/file.php?file=douglasunion.html
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