Essays on the Constitution of the United States: Published During Its Discussion by the People, 1787-1788 (Google eBook)

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Paul Leicester Ford
Historical Printing Club, 1892 - Constitutional history - 424 pages
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Page 301 - Regulating the trade and managing all affairs with the Indians, not members of any of the States ; provided that the legislative right of any State within its own limits be not infringed or violated...
Page 20 - Now there was a day when the sons of God came to present themselves before the LORD, and Satan came also among them. And the LOHD said unto Satan, Whence comest thou? Then Satan answered the LORD, and said, From going to and fro in the earth, and from walking up and down in it.
Page 167 - In all our deliberations on this subject we kept steadily in our view that which appears to us the greatest interest of every true American, the consolidation of our Union, in which is involved our prosperity, felicity, safety, perhaps our national existence.
Page 169 - ... receive the sacrament of the Lord's supper, according to the usage of the Church of England...
Page 43 - The fourth section of the fourth article of the constitution of the United States provides that the United States shall guarantee to every State in the Union a republican form of government, and shall protect each of them against invasion ; and on the application of the legislature or of the executive (when the legislature cannot be convened) against domestic violence.
Page 256 - But whoever seriously considers the immense extent of territory comprehended within the limits of the United States, together with the variety of its climates, productions, and commerce, the difference of extent, and number of inhabitants in all ; the dissimilitude of interest, morals, and politics, in almost every one...
Page 299 - Britain, and it is necessary that the exercise of every kind of authority under the said crown should be totally suppressed and all the powers of government exerted under the authority of the people of the colonies...
Page 167 - Constitution which we now present, is the result of a spirit of amity and of that mutual deference and concession which the peculiarity of our political situation rendered indispensable.
Page 99 - And provided further, that the said Corporation shall confer no Degrees other than those of Bachelor of Arts & Master of Arts until after the first day of January, which will be in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred. And...
Page 308 - No member of this state shall be disfranchised, or deprived of any of the rights or privileges secured to any citizen thereof, unless by the law of the land or the judgment of his peers.

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