History of the origin, formation, and adoption of the Constitution of the United States: with notices of its principal framers, Volum 1

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The Congress advise Provisional Governments 37 Separation from England determined upon 38 Suppression of the Royal Authority
39
CHAPTER III
49
Instructions to the Delegates
51
Popular Feeling about the Grievances
64
Delay in obtaining Decisions
77
Washington borrows Money of the Province of Massachusetts Bay
80
CHAPTER IV
89
Promotion of the Officers provided for
95
Unsettled Condition of the Political System
101
Eminent Men retire from Congress
104
Formation of a new Army
110
States engaged in forming Governments
116
Union of the People of the United States as distinguished from
123
The present Congress compared with that of 1776
127
Assent of Maryland to the Confederation withheld 133 New York authorizes its Delegates in Congress to limit the West
134
Security against a Dissolution of the Confederacy
140
Committee of the States to sit in the Recess of Congress
146
CHAPTER I
155
Impracticable Adherence to the Principles of Civil Liberty
161
Critical Position of the Country 326
163
Changes of the Members of Congress 126
165
Situation of Washington 107
168
Financial Difficulties of the Confederation Revolutionary
172
Claims of the various Classes of the Public Creditors
178
Proofs of this in the History of the Confederation
184
CHAPTER III
200
Hamiltons Entry into Congress
206
Advises General Taxes to be collected under Continental Authority
212
Hamilton advises Federal Provision for Defence
219
Improvement in the Revenue System
225
BOOK III
231
A New Congress
235
How to be obtained
241
Argument used in Support of her Refusal
247

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Side 510 - The better to secure and perpetuate mutual friendship and intercourse among the people of the different States in this Union, the free inhabitants of each of these States, paupers, vagabonds, and fugitives from justice excepted, shall be entitled to all privileges and immunities of free citizens in the several States; and the people of each State shall have free ingress and regress to and from any other State, and shall enjoy therein all the privileges of trade and commerce, subject to the same duties,...
Side 207 - 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...
Side 305 - And, in the just preservation of rights and property, it is understood and declared that no law ought ever to be made or have force in the said Territory that shall, in any manner whatever, interfere with or affect private contracts, or engagements, bona fide, and without fraud previously formed.
Side 213 - Congress be authorized to make such requisitions in proportion to the whole number of white and other free citizens and inhabitants, of every age, sex, and condition...
Side 308 - And whenever any of the said States shall have sixty thousand free inhabitants therein such State shall be admitted by its delegates into the Congress of the United States on an equal footing with the original states in all respects whatever, and shall be at liberty to form a permanent constitution and State government.
Side 512 - States shall be divided or appropriated ; of granting letters of marque and reprisal in times of peace, appointing courts for the trial of piracies and felonies committed on the high seas, and establishing courts for receiving and determining finally appeals in all cases of captures, provided that no member of Congress shall be appointed a judge of any of the said courts.
Side 512 - When land forces are raised by any state for the common defence, all officers of or under the rank of colonel shall be appointed by the legislature of each state respectively by whom such forces shall be raised, or in such manner as such state shall direct, and all vacancies shall be filled up by the state which first made the appointment. ARTICLE VIII. All charges of war and all other expenses that shall be incurred for the common defence or general welfare, and allowed by the United States in congress...
Side 511 - No State shall engage in any war without the consent of the United States in Congress assembled, unless such State be actually invaded by enemies, or shall have received certain advice of a resolution being formed by some nation of Indians to invade such State, and the danger is so imminent as not to admit of a delay, till the United States in Congress assembled can be consulted...
Side 147 - ... for the defence and welfare of the United States or any of them, nor emit bills, nor borrow money on the credit of the United States...
Side 514 - State should raise a greater number of men than the quota thereof, such extra number shall be raised, officered, clothed, armed, and equipped in the same manner as the quota of such State, unless the legislature of such State shall judge that such extra number cannot be safely spared out of the same, in which case they shall raise, officer, clothe, arm, and equip as many of such extra number as they judge can be safely spared.

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