The History of Kentucky: Exhibiting an Account of the Modern Discovery; Settlement; Progressive Improvement; Civil and Military Transactions; and the Present State of the Country, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

Front Cover
Geo. S. Robinson, Printer, 1824 - Kentucky
1 Review
  

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Selected pages

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 253 - Government created by this compact was not made the exclusive or final judge of the extent of the powers delegated to itself; since that would have made its discretion, and not the Constitution, the measure of its powers; but that as in all other cases of compact among parties having no common judge, each party has an equal right to judge for itself, as well of infractions, as of the mode and measure of redress.
Page 311 - The free communication of thoughts and opinions is one of the invaluable rights of man: and every citizen may freely speak, write, and print on any subject, being responsible for the abuse of that liberty.
Page 292 - No person, or collection of persons, being of one of those departments, shall exercise any power properly belonging to either of the others, except in the instances hereinafter expressly directed or permitted.
Page 299 - Senate, appoint all officers, whose offices are established by this Constitution, or shall be established by law, and whose appointments are not herein otherwise provided for...
Page 24 - I do solemnly swear that I will administer justice without respect to persons, and do equal right to the poor and to the rich...
Page 312 - That all courts shall be open; and every man for an injury done him in his lands, goods, person, or reputation, shall have remedy by the due course of law, and right and justice administered without sale, denial, or delay.
Page 310 - 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.
Page 297 - State, which shall have been created, or the emoluments of which shall have been increased during the...
Page 253 - That the several states composing the United States of America, are not united on the principle of unlimited submission to their general government...
Page 305 - All impeachments shall be tried by the Senate; when sitting for that purpose the Senators shall be upon oath or affirmation, to do justice according to law and evidence: no person shall be convicted without the concurrence of two-thirds of the members present.

Bibliographic information