A statistical, political, and historical account of the United States of North America: from the period of their first colonization to the present day

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Printed for A. Constable and co., 1819
 

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Side 265 - That all men have a natural and indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of their own consciences; that no man can of right be compelled to attend, erect, or support any place of worship, or to maintain any ministry against his consent; that no human authority can, in any case whatever, control or interfere with the rights of conscience...
Side 89 - And the multitude of them that believed were of one heart and of one soul : neither said any of them that ought of the things which he possessed was his own; but they had all things common.
Side 264 - ... unless such person shall enter into such indenture while in a state of perfect freedom, and on condition of a bona fide consideration received, or to be received for their service, except as before excepted.
Side 74 - That the people shall be secure in their persons, houses, papers and possessions, from unreasonable searches and seizures...
Side 75 - ... court, register's court, and a court of quarter sessions of the peace, for each county; in justices of the peace, and in such other courts as the legislature may, from time to time establish.
Side 296 - That all power is inherent in the people, and all free governments are founded on their authority and instituted for their peace, safety and happiness.
Side 388 - And no purchases of lands shall be .made of the Indian natives, but on behalf of the public, by authority of the General Assembly.
Side 298 - The legislative power of the state shall be vested in a General Assembly consisting of a Senate and House of Representatives, but the people reserve to themselves the power to propose to the General Assembly laws and amendments to the constitution, and to adopt or reject the same at the polls on a referendum vote as hereinafter provided.
Side 300 - He shall be commander in chief of the army and navy of the State, and of the militia, except when called into the actual service of the United States...
Side 87 - God to be the creator, upholder, and ruler of the world, and who professes him or herself obliged in conscience to live peaceably and quietly under the civil government, shall in any case be molested or prejudiced for his or her conscientious persuasion or practice.

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