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Slavery, to wit: The unqualified right of the people of the Slaveholding States to the protection of their property in the States, in the Territories, and in the wilderness in which Territorial Governments are as yet unorganized. 3. Resolved further, That, in order to meet and clear away all obstacles to a full enjoyment of this right in the Territories, we reaffirm tile principle of the 9th resolution of the Platform adopted in Convention by the Democracy of this State, on the 14th of February, 1848, to wit: That it is the duty of the General Government, by all proper legislation. to secure an entry into those Territories to all the citizens of the United States, together with their property of every description; and that the same should be protected by the United States while the Territories are under its authority. 4. Resolved further, That the Constitution of the United States is a compact between sovereign and co-Ă«qual States, united upon the basis of perfect equality o