The Antimasonic Party (Google eBook)

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1903
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Page 407 - That it is the sentiment of this Legislature, that the charter of the Bank of the United States ought not to be renewed ; and that our senators in Congress be instructed, and our representatives respectfully requested, to vote against such renewal.
Page 421 - ... sanctioned by the state; but as they had no doubt the applicants would persevere until a legislature would be chosen who would grant their request, they thought it their duty to vote for the measure : for if they did not pass the law, their successors would. To illustrate more clearly the rule of action by which these gentlemen profess to have been governed, I will suppose that I am quite sure that Tom Jones will steal your horse to-morrow night ; and to prevent such an outrage, I determine to...
Page 407 - ... shall be nominated. If they shall disagree, the appointment shall be made by the joint ballot of the senators and members of Assembly. The treasurer shall be chosen annually. The secretary of state, comptroller, attorneygeneral, surveyor-general, and commissary-general, shall hold their offices for three years, unless sooner removed by concurrent resolution of the Senate and Assembly.
Page 562 - Vindication of General Washington from the stigma of adherence to Secret Societies. By Joseph Ritner, Governor of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania ; communicated by request of the House of Representatives to that body, on the 8th of March, 1837 ; with the proceedings which took place on its reception, together with a letter to Daniel Webster, and his reply.
Page 401 - Masons, passed to the Degree of Fellow Craft, raised to the sublime Degree of Master Mason advanced to the honorary Degree of Mark Master...
Page 540 - I propose, fellow citizens, a new sort of union, or if you please, a Christian party in politics, which I am exceedingly desirous all good men in our country should join...
Page 531 - I have been urged, entreated, importuned, to make some declaration short of renunciation of Masonry, which would satisfy the Antis. But I have hitherto declined all interference on that subject. While I do not. and never did care about Masonry, I shall abstain from making myself any party to that strife. I tell them that Masonry and Antimasory has legitimately in my opinion nothing to do with...
Page 478 - An act to repeal the State tax on real and personal property, and to continue and extend the improvements of the State by railroads and canals, and to charter a State bank, to be called the United States Bank.
Page 463 - ... brethren of the mystic tie" and connected by blood or politics, with members of that institution; and how few of those who could boast of no such connections, have been successful in similar applications. He proposed also to bring before them the judges to ascertain " whether * * * the grand hailing sign had been ever handed, sent, or thrown to them by either of the parties litigant, and if so, what had been the result of the trial.
Page 443 - I trust * * * the representatives now assembled, will separate until justice shall, at least, have been so far done as to relieve the people of the North and West branches of the Susquehanna, and those on the Beaver and French creeks, along which extensive public improvements have been commenced, from the ruinous and deplorable condition in which the legislature of this State, should it stop at the point where the present bill leaves it, will have placed them...

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