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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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Proceedings of the ... Continental Congress of the National ..., Volumes 29-30

1920
...institution of State governments where freedom would be secure forever. "I doubt," said Daniel Webster, "whether one single law of any law-giver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked, and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787." The great Northwest Territory was to become the mother of many mighty...
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Our Wisconsin: A School History of the Badger State

Edgar George Doudna - Wisconsin - 1920 - 188 pages
...Daniel Webster said, "I doubt whether one single law of any STAND ROCK, AT DALLES OF THE WISCONSIN law-giver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of more distinct, marked and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787." Some of the important provisions of this document are these : Public Schools....
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New England in the Life of the World: A Record of Adventure and Achievement

Howard Allen Bridgman - Migration, Internal - 1920 - 393 pages
...summed up his judgment of the Ordinance in this illuminating sentence: "I doubt whether one single lawgiver, ancient or modern, has produced effects of more distinct, marked and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787." In behalf of the Ohio Company of Associates, formed in Boston, March 1,...
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The Fathers of the Constitution: A Chronicle of the Establishment of the Union

Max Farrand - United States - 1921 - 246 pages
.... . to praise the lawgivers of antiquity; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurpus; but I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...effects of more distinct, marked and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787." While improved means of communication and many other material ties have...
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Anderson Galleries, Inc - Art - 1921
...accustomed 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." THE ONLY COPIES CITED IN THE CHUKCH CATALOGUE ARE IN PERMANENT LIBRARIES,...
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Anderson Galleries, Inc - Art - 1921
...accustomed 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. ' ' THE ONLY COPIES CITED IN THE CHURCH CATALOGUE ARE IN PERMANENT LIBRARIES,...
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The Fathers of the Constitution: A Chronicle of the Establishment of the Union

Max Farrand - Constitutional history - 1921 - 246 pages
...lawgivers of antiquity; we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus; but I dflii^t wkpther one single law of any lawgiver, ancient or modern,...effects of more distinct, marked and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787."1 While improved means of communication an3"inany other material ties hjnrn...
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History of Oregon

Charles Henry Carey - Oregon - 1922 - 996 pages
...famous Ordinance of 1787 was based upon it, concerning which Daniel Webster is reported as saying: "I doubt whether one single law of any lawgiver, ancient...of more distinct, marked, and lasting character." Yet Madison said Congress in this acted "without the least color of constitutional authority." Here...
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A Standard History of Springfield and Clark County, Ohio: An ..., Volume 1

Benjamin F. Prince - Clark County (Ohio) - 1922
...accustomed to praise the lawgivers of antiquity ; we hope 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 distinctly marked and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787. We see its consequences at this...
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History of Milwaukee, City and County, Volume 1

William George Bruce - Milwaukee (Wis.) - 1922
...antiquity — we help to perpetuate the fame of Solon and Lycurgus; but I doubt whether one single law, ancient or modern, has produced effects of more distinct, marked and lasting character than the Ordinance of 1787." A Famous Boundary Controversy. — When Wisconsin had arrived at the dignity...
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