Pennsylvania, Colonial and Federal: A History, 1608-1903, Volume 2 (Google eBook)

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Howard Malcolm Jenkins
Pennsylvania Historical Pub. Association, 1903 - Pennsylvania
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Page 362 - 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acts and parts of acts of the General Assembly of this State ratifying amendments of the said Constitution, are hereby repealed; and that the union now subsisting between South Carolina and other States, under the name of the "United States of America,
Page 470 - 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.
Page 271 - That the Senators and Representatives of this state in the Congress of the United States...
Page 88 - 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.
Page 520 - 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.
Page 480 - 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...
Page 271 - State, shall be free, but may be held to service until the age of twenty-five years.
Page 15 - 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.
Page 56 - Sir, a letter which I received last night, contained the following paragraph. " In a letter from General Conway to General Gates, he says, ' heaven has been determined to save your country ; or a weak General and bad Counsellors would have ruined it ; I am, sir, &.c.
Page 18 - I have appointed quartermaster-general, from a thorough persuasion of his integrity, my own experience of his activity, and, finally, because he stands unconnected with either of these governments, or with this, that, or the other man ; for, between you and me, there is more in this than you can easily imagine.

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