e Congressional prohibition, and held him as a slave for a long time in each, was passing through the U. S. Circuit Court for the District of Missouri ; and both Nebraska bill and law suit, were brought to a decision in the same month of May, 1554.
The negro's name was Dred Scott, which name now designates the decision finally mathe end. And well may he cling to that principle.
If he has any parental feeling, well may he cling to it. That principle is the only shred left of his original Nebraska doctrine.
Under the Dred Scott decision squatter sovereignty squatted out of existence, tumbled down like temporary scaffolding-like the mould at the foundry se election, and then was kicked to the winds.
His late joint struggle with the Republicans, against the Lecompton Constitution, involves nothing of the original Nebraska doctrine.
That struggle was made on a point — the right of a people to make their own constitution — upon which he and the Republicans have never differed.