An Authentic History of Lancaster County: In the State of Pennsylvania (Google eBook)

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J.E. Barr & Company, 1869 - Lancaster County (Pa.) - 792 pages
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Page 92 - That government is, or ought to be, instituted for the common benefit, protection, and security of the people, nation, or community; of all the various modes and forms of government, that is best which is capable of producing the greatest degree of happiness and safety, and is most effectually secured against the danger of...
Page 123 - Each house may determine the rules of its proceedings, punish its members for disorderly behavior, and with the concurrence of two-thirds, expel a member, but not a second time for the same cause; and shall have all other powers necessary for a branch of the legislature of a free State.
Page 124 - No senator or representative shall, during the time for which he shall have been elected, be appointed to any civil office under this Commonwealth which shall have been created, or the emoluments of which shall have been increased during such time...
Page 109 - ... that House shall agree to pass the bill, it shall be sent, with the objections, to the other House, by which it shall likewise be reconsidered; and if approved by two-thirds of that House, it shall be a law; but, in such cases, the votes of both Houses shall be determined by yeas and nays...
Page 104 - A school or schools shall be established in each county by the legislature, for the convenient instruction of youth, with such salaries to the masters paid by the public, as may enable them to instruct youth at low prices: And all useful learning shall be duly encouraged and promoted in one or more universities.
Page 358 - For they that are after the flesh, do mind the things of the flesh; but they that are after the spirit, the things of the spirit.
Page 93 - That the people have a right to assemble together, in a peaceable manner, to consult for their common good, to instruct their representatives, and to apply to the legislature for redress of grievances.
Page 91 - God, be justly deprived or abridged of any civil right as a citizen, on account of his religious sentiments or peculiar mode of religious worship...
Page 101 - The person of a debtor, where there is not a strong presumption of fraud, shall not be continued in prison, after delivering up „bona fide" all his estate real and personal for the use of his creditors, in such manner as shall be hereafter regulated by law. All prisoners shall be bailable by sufficient sureties, unless for capital offences, when the proof is evident or presumption great.
Page 117 - The citizens have a right in a peaceable manner to assemble together for their common good, and to apply to those invested with the powers of government for redress of grievances or other proper purposes by petition, address, or remonstrance.

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jewishencyclopedia.com - LANCASTER:
J. I. Mombert , An Authentic History of Lancaster County in the State of Pennsylvania , 1869 . A. H. N. (see image) Entablature of the Ark of the Law of the ...
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