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" The state of slavery is of such a nature that it is incapable of being introduced on any reasons, moral or political, but only [by] positive law, which preserves its force long after the reasons, occasion, and time itself, from whence it was created,... "
A Complete Collection of State Trials Vol. XX - Page 81
by T. B. Howell, Esq. - 1816
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A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ..., Volume 20

Trials - 1816
...whereupon he was kept, to be sold abroad. So high an act of dominion must be recognized by the law of the country where it is used. The power of a master over...reasons, occasion, and time itself from whence it wascreated, is erased from memory. It is so odious, that nothing can be suffered to support it, hut...
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A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ..., Volume 20

Trials - 1816
...The power of a master over his slave IMS been rx- . tremely different, in different countries. Tber state of slavery is of such a nature, that it ii incapable...reasons, moral or political, but only by positive law, ģInch preserves its force long after the reasons, occasion, and time itself from whenceit was created,...
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The North American Review, Volume 13

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1821
...recognized, by the law of the country where it is used. The state of slavery is of such a nature, that it is incapable of being introduced on any reasons moral or political, but only positive law, which preserves its force long after the reasons, occasions, and time itself, from whence...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's ..., Volume 2

Great Britain. Court of King's Bench - Law reports, digests, etc - 1824
...says, " The state of COCHRANE. " .... , , f , • slavery is or such a nature that it is incapable ot being introduced on any reasons, moral or political, but only by positive law." It is incumbent on the plaintiff in this case, therefore, to shew, that at the time when he demanded...
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The African Observer

Slavery - 1828
...been extremely different in different countries. The state of slavery is of such a nature, that it is incapable of being introduced on any reasons moral or political ; but only positive law, which preserves its force long after the reasons, occasion, and time itself from whence...
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The Friend, ed. by R. Smith, Vol. [1st and 2nd eds. of vol.1. The ..., Volume 1

Robert Smith - 1829
...been extremely different in different countries. The state of slavery is of such a nature, that it is incapable of being introduced on any reasons moral or political; but only positive law, which preserves its force long after the reasons, occasion, and time itself from whence...
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The Congressional Globe ...

United States. Congress - United States - 1859
...a nature, that it is incapable of being introduced он any reasons, moral or political ; but only positive law, which preserves its force long after the reasons, occasion, and lime itself, Is erased from memory. It is so odious that nothing can be suffered to support it but...
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A Practical Treatise on the Law of Slavery: Being a Compilation of All the ...

Jacob D. Wheeler - Electronic book - 1837 - 476 pages
...reason assigned by Lord Mansfield in Sommersett's case was, that slavery is of such a nature that it is incapable of being introduced on any reasons moral or political, but only by positive law ; and, it is so odious, that nothing can be suffered to report it but positive law. The same doctrine...
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Commentaries on the Conflict of Laws, Foreign and Domestic,: In Regard to ...

Joseph Story - Conflict of laws - 1841 - 927 pages
...reason assigned by Lord Mansfield in Somerset's case, was, that slavery is of such a nature, that it is incapable of being introduced on any reasons, moral or political, but only by positive law; and it is so odious, that nothing can be suffered to support it but positive law. The same doctrine...
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the valley of vision; or the dry bones of istrael revived

george bush - 1844
...the law of the country where it is used. * * * The state of Slavery is of such a nature, that it is incapable of being introduced on any reasons, moral or political — but only positive law, which preserves its force long after the reasons, occasion, and time itself from whence...
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