No more slave States; no slave Territories.
Platform of the Free Soil National Convention (1848)
The Constitution, in all its provisions, looks to an indestructible Union composed of indestructible States.Salmon P. Chase
The way to resumption is to resume.Salmon P. Chase
True democracy makes no enquiry about the color of skin, or the place of nativity, whereever it sees man, it recognizes a being endowed by his Creator with original inalienable rights.Salmon P. Chase