The unconstitutionality of slavery

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Published by B. Marsh in Boston .

Written in English

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  • Slavery -- United States

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Microfiche. Woodbridge, Conn. : Research Publications, [1988?] 2 microfiches. (19th-century legal treatises ; no. 32090-32091)

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Statementby Lysander Spooner.
Series19th-century legal treatises -- no. 32090-32091.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination156 p.
Number of Pages156
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17741911M
OCLC/WorldCa19220599

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A curious and remarkable book by a Massachusetts attorney, and proto-libertarian, Lysander Spooner, arguing in that slavery was unconstitutional.

He takes the question from numerous angles, from English common law and statutes in the colonial period, colonial charters, state constitutions after independence, the Declaration of Independence /5. the unconstitutionality of slavery.

CHAPTER I.: WHAT IS LAW. Before examining the language of the Constitution, in regard to Slavery, let us obtain a view of the principles, by virtue of which law arises out of those constitutions and compacts, by which people agree to establish government.

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Format. The three preceding chapters, as also chapter first, although their principles are claimed to be of paramount authority, as law, to all statutes and constitutions inconsistent with them, are nevertheless not claimed to have anything to do with the question of the constitutionality or unconstitutionality of slavery, further than this, viz., that.

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Certiorari to Associate Justice A.D. Smith of the Supreme Court"--P. [1]. Booth and Rycraft were taken into custody for violation of the Fugitive slave act of by aiding in the escape of Joshua Glover. Cohen, M.L. Bib. of early Amer. law Also. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Spooner, Lysander, Unconstitutionality of slavery.

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Recommended By. Numerous educational institutions. Maryland had also, in her new constitution, a specific provision incompatible with the acts on her colonial statute book in regard to slavery, to wit: “Sec. That the inhabitants” ‑‑ mark the word, for it includes all the inhabitants ‑‑ “that the inhabitants of Maryland are entitled to the common law of England, and the trial by.

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Spooner was a strong advocate of the labor movement and anti-authoritarian and individualist anarchist in his Notable works: No Treason, The Unconstitutionality. (discussing Spooner's views on the unconstitutionality of slavery).

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This view was advocated in contrast to that of William Lloyd Garrison who advocated opposing the constitution on the grounds that it supported slavery.

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The unconstitutionality of slavery by Spooner, Lysander, Publication date Topics Slavery -- United States, Slavery -- United States Controversial literature Publisher Boston, Published and for sale by Bela Marsh Collection birney; americana; Johns_Hopkins_UniversityPages: The Unconstitutionality of Slavery advocats the view that the U.S.

Constitution prohibited slavery. This view was advocated in contrast to that of William Lloyd Garrison who advocated opposing the constitution on the grounds that it supported slavery. Word Wise: 5/5(1). This site reprints from the pre-Civil War slavery era, the abolitionist G. Mellen's book, Argument on the Unconstitutionality of Slavery, During the pre-Civil War slavery era, a number of abolitionists in the 's - 's wrote books on slavery unconstitutionality.

Generally speaking, however, publications that defended the unconstitutionality of slavery prior to Spooner’s book were unconvincing and smacked of special pleading. In reading some of this pre-Spooner literature, one gets the feeling that the basic argument was: The U.S.

Constitution is a wonderful document, written by freedom-loving men. In this powerful book, George William Van Cleve demonstrates that the Constitution was pro-slavery in its politics, its economics, and its law.

He convincingly shows that the Constitutional provisions protecting slavery were much more than mere “political” compromises—they were integral to the principles of the new nation.

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Court Commissioner WInfield Smith, who required the defendant to give bail. Horace Bushnell, "A Discourse on the Slavery Question" () James McCune Smith, The Destiny of a People of Color () Wendell Phillips, The Constitution, a Pro-Slavery Compact () Phillips, Philosophy of the Abolition Movement () Lysander Spooner, The Unconstitutionality of Slavery () Pages: An argument on the unconstitutionality of slavery, embracing an abstract of the proceedings of the national and state conventions on this subject / Author: By G.W.F.

Mellen. Boston, Saxton & Peirce, Publication info: [New York: AMS Press, ] Format: Book. Lincoln and the entire North were perfectly willing to enshrine slavery forever in the Constitution.

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