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" This infernal traffic originated in the avarice of British merchants. The British GOvernment constantly checked the attempts of Virginia to put a stop to it. The present question concerns not the importing States alone, but the whole Union. "
History of the Formation of the Constitution of the United States of America - Página 153
por George Bancroft - 1882
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A Journey in the Seaboard Slave States in the Years 1853-1854 ..., Volumen1

Frederick Law Olmsted - 1904 - 474 páginas
...power of the general government with regard to Slavery, Mr. Mason said, in the Virginia Legislature : "The present question concerns not the importing States alone, but the whole Union. The evil of having slaves was experienced during the late war. Had slaves been treated as they might...
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The Story of the Constitution of the United States

Rossiter Johnson - 1905 - 318 páginas
...scheme of government, he thought it best to leave the clause as it stood. Mr. Mason, of Virginia, said: "This infernal traffic originated in the avarice of...not the importing States alone, but the whole Union. The evil of having slaves was experienced during the late war. Had slaves been treated as they might...
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Our Constitution: Why and how it was Made - who Made It, and what it is

Edward Waterman Townsend - 1906 - 332 páginas
...slave population in 1790 was 697,897, of whom 293,427 were enumerated in Virginia). Mason exclaimed: "This infernal traffic originated in the avarice of...present question concerns not the importing States, but the whole Union. * * * Slavery discourages arts and manufactures. The poor despise labor when performed...
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The Pacific Monthly: A Magazine of Education and Progress, Volumen19

William Bittle Wells, Lute Pease - 1908 - 976 páginas
...wished, as Virginia and Maryland already have done. COLONEL MASON : This infernal traffic orig'nated in the avarice of British merchants. The British Government...not the importing states alone, but the whole Union. The evil of having slaves was experienced during the late war. Had the slaves been treated as they...
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A Source History of the United States: From Discovery (1492) to End of ...

Howard Walter Caldwell, Clark Edmund Persinger - 1909 - 544 páginas
...it. ... Col. Mason [Va.]. This infernal traffic originated in the avarice of British merchants. . . . The present question concerns not the importing States alone, but the whole Union. . . . They produce the most pernicious effect on manners. 13. EH Scott, Madison's Journal, 301, 321-325,...
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The Anti-slavery Reporter

1858 - 372 páginas
...of the general government with regard to Slavery, Mr. Mason said, in the Virginia Legislature : " ' The present question concerns not the importing States alone, but the whole Union. The evil of having slaves was experienced during the late war. Had slaves been treated as they might...
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The Foundation Library for Young People, Volumen10

George Edwin Rines - 1911 - 674 páginas
...that the strongest speech against the slave trade was made by George Mason, of Virginia, who said: "This infernal traffic originated in the avarice of...already prohibited the importation of slaves expressly, and North Carolina has done the same in substance. All this will be in vain if South Carolina and Georgia...
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Proceedings (Proceedings of convention, July 14-26 ; Proceedings of ...

United States. Constitutional Convention - 1911 - 680 páginas
...Col. Mason. This infernal trafic originated in the avarice of British Merchants. The British Govt. constantly checked the attempts of Virginia to put...not the importing States alone but the whole Union. The evil of having slaves was experienced during the late war. Had slaves been treated as they might...
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Great Debates in American History: Colonial rights; the revolution; the ...

Marion Mills Miller - 1913 - 488 páginas
...VII, Section 4, being resumed — Colonel George Mason gave utterance to the following sentiments: This infernal traffic originated in the avarice of British merchants. The British Government has constantly checked the attempts of Virginia to put a stop to it. The present question concerned...
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The Political History of Slavery in the United States

James Zachariah George, William Hayne Leavell - 1915 - 386 páginas
...several States would probably by degrees complete it." 1 Colonel Mason, of Virginia, replied as follows: "This infernal traffic originated in the avarice of...checked the attempts of Virginia to put a stop to it. This great question concerns not the importing States alone, but the whole Union. . . . Maryland and...
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