Speech of Mr. Rantoul, of Massachusetts, on the constitutionality of the fugitive slave law.

by Robert Rantoul

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On this day in , the Massachusetts constitution was declared ratified. The previous fall, the world's first constitutional convention had met in Cambridge. A committee was chosen to write a constitution for the new state; the group delegated the task to John Adams, a . Law, Fugitive Slave, n. (2) FSLN 7 I never felt the check on my free speech and action, until, the other day, when Mr. Webster, by his personal influence, brought the Fugitive Slave Law on the country. FSLN 15 the Fugitive Law did much to unglue the eyes of men Law, Hebrew, n. (1). Schneiderman, David, in “ A.V. Dicey, Lord Watson, and the Law of the Canadian Constitution in the Late Nineteenth Century, ” Law and History Review 16 (): – , argues that Dicey's understandings shaped Lord Watson's approach to the federal trade and commerce power in a series of alcohol-related decisions culminating in A.G. Second Fugitive Slave Law, ; Sedition Act ; Senate Speeches on the Compromise of , john c. calhoun and daniel webster “Slavery,” john taylor of caroline “Slavery Is Despotism,” harriet beecher stowe “Speech before the U.S. Senate,” daniel webster “Speech before the U.S. Senate,” robert y. hayne

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Speech of Mr. Rantoul, of Massachusetts, on the constitutionality of the fugitive slave law. by Robert Rantoul Download PDF EPUB FB2

Robert Rantoul Jr. (Aug – August 7, ) was an American lawyer and politician from Massachusetts. Rantoul was a member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives (–), the commission to revise the laws of Massachusetts, and the Massachusetts Board on the constitutionality of the fugitive slave law.

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Get this from a library. Second speech of Mr. Rantoul, of Massachusetts, on the coalition in Massachusetts: delivered in the House of Representatives of the United States, March 9,in reply to Hon. George T. Davis. [Robert Rantoul, Jr.; George T Davis].

The great Washington, in his last will and testament, carried out the spirit of the constitution. but, sir, the law under which you may sentence me violates both the letter and the spirit of the constitution.

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Lincoln is calling here for a new federal fugitive slave law to reinforce Congress’ constitutional obligation that escaped slaves “shall be delivered up” to their masters.

In capturing and returning fugitive slaves, said Lincoln, some observers favor state authority, others federal authority.

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Petitions for the abolition of slavery were presented to the very first Congress by Virginia and Massachusetts alike. To show the harmony which prevailed, I will state that a fugitive slave law was passed inwith no dissenting voice in the Senate, and but seven dissenting votes in the House.

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It is a fence against ambitious encroachments, too high and too strong to be passed. In this respect, we have greatly the advantage. of the people of England, and of all the world. ↑ This refers to a speech of Mr Webster, occasioned by the passage of the Fugitive Slave Law.

↑ I call this bill infamous, because by it the man or woman who is charged with being a slave is deprived of all the means of self-defence allowed to those who are charged with crimes, and to be delivered up summarily, without the right of trial.The statute lay in the Law-book for nearly seventy years, and nobody ever applied it to a case like this.

Gentlemen, I have shown you already how British judges in the time of the Jameses and Charleses perverted the law to the basest of purposes. I mentioned, amongst others, the work of Twysden and Kelyng and Jones. This is a case like those.Most early Mass. Reports volumes are available online through Google Books, but they're not always easy to find.

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