FRIDAY EVENING, AUGUST 12, 1850.
HESBY CLAY'S POSITION ON THE SLAVE
"The true principle Tvliicli ought to regulate the
lotion of Cougiessin forming turrilorinl govern-
ments Tor each ncwly-aco.uireil domain is to refrain
from nil legislation on the siilycctof shivery i" the
territory acquired, so long as it retains I lie terri-
torial form of government, leaving i t to the people
o such territory, when Ihry Imve iitlaincu! to such
a condition which entitles them t; admission .'is a
Stale, to decide for themselves the question of the
allowance or prohibition of domestic shivery."
have given up space to day to be oc-
cupied by the Constitution of Kansas as recently
framed and which is lo be submitted fur Hie rat-
ifiction of the qualified, electors of that Stale.—
From our hasty reading of it we pronounce it a
much belter one than was expected to be made.
Indeed it is such, so far as we can now sec with-
out a more critical reading thereof, as will be
largely approved by the people—and as such will
doubtless be promptly received by Congress.—
One feature is clearly objectionable, and that is
allowing aliens to vote before naturalization—
this is radically wrong, and when they imiilil
change it, as (he}' will want In, they may riot be
CONSTITUTION OF THE STATE OF KflNSAS
Aioptodat Wyandotto, July 23—To bo Suomittod
to tho People, Oct. 4, 1859.
The Constitution of tho State of Kansas adopl.-
*-d by the Constitutional Convention at \Vyan-
dutU-, July 21), is to be submitted to the people
on the 4th of October next.
allixcd to the constitution, de-
clares that (be Slate of Kansas will relinquish its
right to tax the public lands included withi n the
boundaries of the new Slale, providing Congress
agrees to certain conditions. We have already
published this ordinance.
Following this ordinance is the ISill of Rights,
with its accompanying pn-amblc ; both essential
Iv modified from the original draft presented to
the coovention by the Committee.
ing is Ihe ollicial record :