The St. Louis directory and register :
An Ordinance,

Declaring the consent of the people of the state of Missouri, by their
representatives in convention assemble, to certain conditions and
provisions in the act of congress of the sixth of March, one thousand
eight hundred and twenty, entitled `An act to authorise the people
of Missouri territory, to form a constitution and state government,
and for the admission of such state into the union on an equal foot-
ing with the original states and to prohibit stavery in certain ter
ritories'

Whereas the act of congress of the United States of America, ap-
proved March the sixth, one thousand eight hundred and twenty,