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" I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787. "
The Magazine of History with Notes and Queries - Page 14
1917
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The Magazine of American History with Notes and Queries

John Austin Stevens, Benjamin Franklin DeCosta, Henry Phelps Johnston, Martha Joanna Lamb, Nathan Gillett Pond - United States - 1881
...lawgivers of antiquity ; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus, but I doubt whether any single law of any lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of a more distinct, marked and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787." Also, the late Chief Justice...
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History of Congregationalism from about A.D. 250 to the Present ..., Volume 5

George Punchard - Church history - 1881
...Northwest of the River Ohio." • Mr. Webster said of this ordinance : "I doubt whether one iingle law of any Lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of more disiinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787." Nathan Dane, of Beverly, Mass.,...
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Anti-slavery Days: A Sketch of the Struggle which Ended in the Abolition of ...

James Freeman Clarke - African Americans - 1883 - 224 pages
...resolution excluding slavery from the Northwest Territories. (Webster's works, vol. 3, page 263.) " I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...produced effects of more distinct, marked and lasting a character than the Ordinance of 1 787. The instrument was drawn by Nathan Dane, then and now, a citizen...
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Contributions to the History of Education: Historical Sketches of the ...

United States. Office of Education - 1883 - 72 pages
...this ordinance Daniel Webster, in his great speech made in the United States Senate in 1830, said : "I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of a more distinct, marked, and lasting character." The third article of this celebrated ordinance declares...
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Proceedings

National Education Association of the United States - Education - 1884
...to praise the law-givers of antiquity ; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus ; but I doubt whether one single law of any law-giver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787. It fixed forever the character of the population in the vast regions northwest...
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The National Magazine: A Monthly Journal of American History, Volume 6

United States - 1887
...accustomed to praise the law-givers of anquity ; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus; but I doubt whether one single law of any law-giver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked and lasting character than the ordinance of 1787. We see its consequences at this moment, and we shall never cease to see...
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The New England Magazine, Volume 1; Volume 7

New England - 1890
...to the territory northwest of the Ohio. Even thus shorn of half its strength, Webster said of it, " I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of a more distinct, marked, or lasting character than the Ordinance of 1 787." The ordinance was as distinctly...
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Cession of the Northwest Territory and the Ordinance of 1787: An Address ...

Alexander Pope Humphrey - Northwest, Old - 1884 - 28 pages
...to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus, but I doubt whether one single law of any law giver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the ordinance of 1787. We see its consequences this moment, and we shall never cease to see them,...
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General Catalogue of the Ohio University: From the Date of Its Charter in ...

Ohio University - 1885
...means of education shall fot ever be encomaged." This ordinance, of which Mr. Webster said in 1830, "I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...of more distinct, marked, and lasting character," was passed July 13, 1787. On the I7th, Dr. Cutler returned from Philadelphia, where he had spent a...
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The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

Johns Hopkins University - History - 1885
...The side of Jefl'erson is best supported by Hon. Edward Coles, a Virginian, at one time Governor of single law of any law-giver, ancient or modern, has...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787." This Ordinance is an exhibition of national sovereignty on the grandest...
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