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IV. Slavery under the Confederation. Jefferson's proposal of Restriction Nathan Dane's do. As the public burdens were constantly swelled, and the debts of the several States increased, by the magnitude and duration of our Revolutionafurther action on the subject of the government of the western territory, raising a Select Committee thereon, of which Nathan Dane, of Massachusetts, was Chairman. That committtee reported, July 11, An Ordinance for the government of the Territoriehose territories not having, as yet, been ceded by the States claiming them respectively as their peculiar possessions. Mr. Dane's ordinance embodies many provisions originally drafted and reported by Mr. Jefferson in 1784, but with some modificatio Nays being required by Mr. Yates, they were taken, with the following result: Massachusetts Mr. Holton ay, Ay.   Mr. Dane ay, New York Mr. Smith ay, Ay.   Mr. Haring ay,   Mr. Yates no, New Jersey Mr. Clarke ay, Ay.   Mr. Sherm
hus precluded, by the unprecedented and peremptory conditions affixed to their respective sessions of their western territory by North Carolina and Georgia, from continuing and perfecting the Jeffersonian policy of fundamental and imperative Slavery inhibition in the Federal Territories. Had Mr. Jefferson's Ordinance of 1784 been passed as he reported it, this beneficent end would have been secured. Accident, and the peculiar requirements of the Articles of Confederation, prevented this. Mr. Dane's Ordinance of 1787 contemplated only the territories already ceded to the Confederation, leaving those still to be ceded to be governed by some future act. The assumption, however, that there was between the North and the South an original and subsisting compact, arrangement, understanding, or whatever it may be called, whereby so much of the common territories of the Republic as lay south of the Ohio, or of any particular latitude, were to be surrendered to Slavery, on the condition that
hia, 367. Curtis, Judge B. R., 252; on Dred Scott, 260-3. Cushing, Caleb, 146; chosen President of the Charleston Convention, 309; resigns the chair, 318; President of the Seceders' Convention, 318; sent to Charleston by Buchanan, 409. Cuyler, Theodore, speech at the Philadelphia Peace meeting, 365; welcomes President Lincoln, 419. D. Dakotah Territory, organization of, 388. Dallas, George M., of Pa., on the Tariff and Slavery, 92; nominated for Vice-President, 164; 191. Dane, Nathan, reports Ordinance of 1787, 40. Daniel, Judge, of Virginia, on Dred Scott, 257-8. Darien (Ga.) resolutions, The, 33. Davis, Col. T. A., (Union,) at Bull Run, 544. Davis, Com. C. H., rescues Walker at Rivas, 276. Davis, Garret, of Ky., allusion to, 615. Davis, Gen. Jeff. C., in command at Jefferson City, 586; 587; is directed to intercept Price, 589. Davis, Henry Winter, votes for Pennington, 306; resolve, in the Committee of Thirty-three, 386; is beaten by May,