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Providing for the admission of Mis-
souri into the Union on a certain

Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representa-
tives of the United States of America in Congress assem-
bled. That Missouri shall be admitted into this Union
on an equal footing with the original states, in all re-
spects whatever, upon the fundamental condition, that
the fourth clause of the twenty-sixth section of the
third article of the constitution submitted on the part
of said state to Congress, shall never be construed to
authorize the passage of any law, and that no law
shall be passed in conformity thereto, by which any
citizen, of either of the states in this Union shall be
excluded from the enjoyment of any of the privileges
and immunities to which such citizen is entitled under
the constitution of the United States: Provided, That
the legislature of the said state, by a solemn public
act, shall declare the assent of the said state to the
said fundamental condition, and shall transmit to the
President of the United States, on or before the fourth
Monday in November next, an authentic copy of the
said act; upon the receipt whereof, the President, by
proclamation, shall announce the fact: whereupon,
and without any further proceeding on the part of
Congress, the admission of the said state into this
Union shall be considered as complete.