Bulletin of the Virginia State Library

The Library, 1917

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Pagina 9 - America, agree to certain articles of confederation and perpetual union between the states of New Hampshire, Massachusetts Bay, Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Georgia. ... ARTICLE 1. The style of this confederacy shall be "The United States of America.
Pagina 43 - ... the rights hereby asserted are of the natural rights of mankind, and that if any act shall be hereafter passed to repeal the present, or to narrow its operation, such act will be an infringement of natural right.
Pagina 278 - Resolved, That the President, in the late Executive proceedings in relation to the public revenue, has assumed upon himself authority and power not conferred by the Constitution and laws, but in derogation of both.
Pagina 13 - America agree to certain articles of Confederation and perpetual Union between the States of Newhampshire, Massachusetts-bay, Rhodeisland and Providence Plantations, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North-Carolina, SouthCarolina and Georgia in the Words following, viz. Article I. The stile of this confederacy shall be " The United States of America.
Pagina 43 - That no man shall be compelled to frequent or support any religious worship, place, or ministry whatsoever, nor shall be enforced, restrained, molested, or burthened in his body or goods, nor shall otherwise suffer, on account of his religious opinions or belief; but that all men shall be free to profess, and by argument to maintain, their opinions in matters of religion...
Pagina 43 - Well aware that the opinions and belief of men depend not on their own will, but follow involuntarily the evidence proposed to their minds; that Almighty God hath created the mind free, and manifested his supreme will that free it shall remain by making it...
Pagina 73 - THIRD CONGRESS OF THE UNITED STATES : At the first session, begun and held at the city of Philadelphia, in the State of Pennsylvania, on, Monday the second of December, one thousand seven hundred and ninety-three. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States...
Pagina 93 - To amend the act entitled an act to reduce into one the several acts concerning slaves, free negroes and mulattoes.
Pagina 5 - That all men are by nature equally free and independent, and have certain inherent rights, of which, when they enter into a state of society, they cannot, by any compact, deprive or divest their posterity, namely, the enjoyment of life and liberty, with the means of acquiring and possessing property...
Pagina 17 - Court, to be called the Court of Appeals. The judges of the high court of chancery, general court, and court of admiralty, shall be four in number each, to be appointed by joint ballot of both houses of assembly, and to hold their offices during good behavior. While they continue judges, they shall hold no other office or emolument, under this State, or any other State or power whatsoever, except that they may be delegated...

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