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Pennsylvania, Colonial and Federal: A History, 1608-1903, Volum 1
Howard Malcolm Jenkins
Uten tilgangsbegrensning - 1903
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Side 11 - That it be recommended to the respective assemblies and conventions of the united colonies, where no government sufficient to the exigencies of their affairs has been hitherto established to adopt such government as shall, in the opinion of the representatives of the people, best conduce to the happiness and safety of their constituents in particular, and America in general.
Side 360 - Constitution of the United States of America was ratified, and also all acts and parts of acts of the General Assembly of this State ratifying amendments of the said Constitution, are hereby repealed; and that the union now subsisting between South Carolina and other States, under the name of the "United States of America,
Side 466 - All individuals, associations, and corporations shall have equal right to have persons and property transported over railroads and canals, and no undue or unreasonable discrimination shall be made in charges for, or in facilities for, transportation of freight or passengers within this State, or coming from or going to any other State.
Side 269 - That the Senators and Representatives of this state in the Congress of the United States...
Side 90 - The legislature shall, as soon as conveniently may be, provide, by law, for the establishment of schools throughout the State, in such manner that the poor may be taught gratis.
Side 516 - Governments, like clocks, go from the motion men give them, and as governments are made and moved by men, so by them they are ru- Preface, ined too. Wherefore governments rather depend upon men, than men upon governments.
Side 476 - No railroad or other corporation, or the lessees, purchasers, or managers of any railroad corporation, shall consolidate the stock, property, or franchises of such corporation with, or lease or purchase the works or franchises of, or in any way control any railroad corporation owning or having under its control a parallel or competing line...
Side 269 - State, shall be free, but may be held to service until the age of twenty-five years.
Side 539 - Pittsburgh is inhabited almost entirely by Scots and Irish, who live in paltry log houses, and are as dirty as if in the north of Ireland or even Scotland.
Side 17 - October it was resolved, though not unanimously, " that this congress approve the opposition of the inhabitants of the Massachusetts Bay to the execution of the late acts of parliament ; and if the same shall be attempted to be carried into execution by force, in such case, all America ought to support them in their opposition.