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" Rights, which was notoriously framed with a cautious eye to this subject, and was meant to embrace the case of free citizens, or aliens only ; and not by a side wind to overturn the rights of property, and give freedom to those very people whom we have... "
Reports of cases argued and determined in the Supreme Court of Appeals of ... - Page 141
by Virginia. Supreme Court of Appeals, William Waller Hening, William Munford, Virginia. Superior Court of Chancery (Richmond District) - 1808
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Virginia Reports: Jefferson--33 Grattan, 1730-1880

Law reports, digests, etc - 1903
...interpreta141 tion how far the onus *probandi may be Shifted from one party to the other : and is, I trust, a sufficient comment upon the case to shew that I...they were in at the revolution, in which they had no concern, agency or interest. But notwithstanding this difference of opinion from the Chancellor, I...
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In the Matter of Color: Race and the American Legal Process. The Colonial Period

A. Leon Higginbotham - Travel - 1980 - 512 pages
...black. Judge Tucker said the Virginia Bill of Rights had been framed "with a cautious eye," that it was "meant to embrace the case of free citizens, or aliens only; and not be a side wind to overturn the rights of property, and give freedom to those very people whom we have...
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Justice Accused: Antislavery and the Judicial Process

Robert M. Cover - Law - 1975 - 322 pages
...slavery — that they had meant to leave the institution undisturbed. Thus, Tucker concluded . . . I do not concur with the Chancellor in his reasoning...by a side wind to overturn the rights of property. . . ,29 Tucker held that the presumption of freedom attached to Indians not because of any force of...
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The Cambridge History of American Literature:, Volume 1; Volumes 1590-1820

Sacvan Bercovitch - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 846 pages
...Wrights in 1805 for the Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals. The Bill of Rights, observes Judge Tucker, was meant to embrace the case of free citizens, or...that they were in at the revolution, in which they have no concern, agency, or interest. Yet if the right of property controls, it can never eliminate...
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Property Rights in the Colonial Era and Early Republic

James W. Ely - Business & Economics - 1997 - 424 pages
...preamble of the Declaration of lndependence was framed with "a cautious eye" to the subject of slavery, "and was meant to embrace the case of free citizens,...by a side wind to overturn the rights of property. . . ,"zz Jefferson analyzed the connection between property and government as early as 1774 in his...
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Interracialism: Black-white Intermarriage in American History, Literature ...

Werner Sollors - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 546 pages
...white Virginians. Judge St. George Tucker wrote: I do not concur with the Chancellor in his reasoning of the first clause of the Bill of Rights, which was...they were in at the revolution, in which they had no concern, agency, or interest.86 81. 11 Va. (1 Hen. & M.) 71 (1806). 82. Id. at 74 (Roane, J., concurring)....
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Slavery & the Law

Paul Finkelman - History - 2002 - 465 pages
...state, emphatically rejected Wythe's abolitionist applicatfon of the Virginia Declaration of Rights: I do not concur with the Chancellor in his reasoning...they were in at the revolution, in which they had no concern, agency or interest.™ Virginia's most important modern state constitutional theorist, A....
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Jefferson's Pillow: The Founding Fathers and the Dilemma of Black Patriotism

Roger Wilkins - History - 2002 - 163 pages
...Son. CHAPTER Tainted Origins [The Virginia Declaration of Rights, drafted in 1776 by George Mason,] was meant to embrace the case of free citizens, or aliens only; and not to be a side wuid to overturn the rights of property, and give freedom to those very people whom we...
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Games of Property: Law, Race, Gender, and Faulkner’s Go Down, Moses

Thadious M. Davis - Law - 2003 - 339 pages
...equal, applied to Africans and those of African descent, and he stated instead that the Bill of Rights "was meant to embrace the case of free citizens, or...imperious circumstances to retain, generally, in the same bondage that they were in at the revolution, in which they had no concern, agency or interest" (emphasis...
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Notorious in the Neighborhood: Sex and Families Across the Color Line in ...

Joshua D. Rothman - History - 2003 - 341 pages
...George Tucker argued in rejecting the crucial element of Wythe's opinion, the Virginia Bill of Rights "was notoriously framed with a cautious eye to this subject" and was intended to protect free citizens, not "by a side wind to overturn the rights of property, and give...
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