On Civil Liberty and Self-government

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J.B. Lippincott, 1859 - 629 sider
 

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Side 516 - Committee of the States," and to consist of one delegate from each state; and to appoint such other committees and civil officers as may be necessary for managing the general affairs of the United States under their direction; to appoint one of their number to preside; provided, that no person be allowed to serve In the office of president more than one year in any term of three years; to ascertain the necessary sums of money to be raised for the service of the United States, and to appropriate and...
Side 516 - ... office — appointing all officers of the land forces, in the service of the United States, excepting regimental officers — appointing all the officers of the naval forces, and commissioning all officers whatever in the service of the United States — making rules for the government and regulation of the said land and naval forces, and directing their operations. THE United States in Congress assembled shall have authority to appoint a committee, to sit in the recess of Congress, to be denominated...
Side 519 - And whereas it hath pleased the Great Governor of the World to incline the hearts of the Legislatures we respectively represent in Congress, to approve of, and to authorize us to ratify the said articles of confederation and perpetual union.
Side 513 - States in Congress assembled, with any king, prince or State, in pursuance of any treaties already proposed by Congress to the courts of France and Spain. No vessels of war shall be kept up in time of peace by any State, except such number only...
Side 517 - ... clothe, arm, and equip as many of such extra number as they judge can be safely spared, and the officers and men so clothed, armed, and equipped shall march to the place appointed, and within the time agreed on by the United States, in Congress assembled.
Side 509 - MARYLAND Samuel Chase William Paca Thomas Stone Charles Carroll, of Carrollton VIRGINIA George Wythe Richard Henry Lee Thomas Jefferson Benjamin Harrison Thomas Nelson, Jr. Francis Lightfoot Lee Carter Braxton NORTH CAROLINA William Hooper Joseph Hewes John Penn SOUTH CAROLINA Edward Rutledge Thomas Heyward, Jr. Thomas Lynch, Jr. Arthur Middleton GEORGIA Button Gwinnett Lyman Hall George Walton...
Side 523 - The Congress shall assemble at least once in every year, and such meeting shall be on the first Monday in December, unless they shall, by law, appoint a different day.
Side 507 - He is, at this time, transporting large armies of foreign mercenaries to complete the works of death, desolation, and tyranny, already begun, with circumstances of cruelty and perfidy scarcely paralleled in the most barbarous ages, and totally unworthy the head of a civilized nation.
Side 509 - RHODE ISLAND STEPHEN HOPKINS. WILLIAM ELLERY. CONNECTICUT ROGER SHERMAN. SAMUEL HUNTINGTON. WILLIAM WILLIAMS. OLIVER WOLCOTT. NEW YORK WILLIAM FLOYD. PHILIP LIVINGSTON. FRANCIS LEWIS. LEWIS MORRIS. NEW JERSEY RICHARD STOCKTON. JOHN WITHERSPOON. FRANCIS HOPKINSON. JOHN HART. ABRAHAM CLARK. PENNSYLVANIA ROBERT MORRIS. BENJAMIN RUSH. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN. JOHN MORTON. GEORGE CLYMER. HANCOCK. JAMES SMITH. GEORGE TAYLOR.
Side 516 - States ; regulating the trade and managing all affairs with the Indians not members of any of the States — provided that the legislative right of any State within its own limits be not infringed or violated...

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