The Massachusetts Manual, Or, Political and Historical Register ... from June, 1814 to June, 1815 (Google eBook)

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Charles Callender, 1814 - Almanacs, American - 219 pages
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Page 89 - I believe it cannot be doubted, but that by the general law of nations, the goods of a friend found in the vessel of an enemy are free, and the goods of an enemy found in the vessel of a friend are lawful prize.
Page 128 - An act laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and harbors of the United States;" and the several acts supplementary thereto, and for other purposes, passed the 25th April, 1808.
Page 207 - All elections ought to be free; and all the inhabitants of this commonwealth, having such qualifications as they shall establish by their frame of government, have an equal right to elect officers, and to be elected, for public employments.
Page 210 - Every male person, being twenty-one years of age, and resident in any particular town in this Commonwealth for the space of one year next preceding, having a freehold estate within the same town, of the annual income of three pounds, or any estate of the value of sixty pounds, shall have a right to vote in the choice of a Representative or Representatives for the said town.
Page 212 - Selectmen, shall, in open town meeting, sort and count the votes, and form a list of the persons voted for, with the number of votes for each person against his name; and shall make a fair record of the same...
Page 128 - States, and the several acts supplementary thereto, and the act to enforce and make more effectual, an act, entitled "An act laying an embargo on all ships and vessels in the ports and harbors of the United States...
Page 212 - ... meeting sort and count the votes and form a list of the persons voted for with the number of votes for each person against his name; and shall make a fair record of the same in the town books...
Page 129 - An act to interdict the commercial intercourse between the United States and Great Britain and France and their dependencies, and for other purposes...
Page 135 - ... oppression, and the capacity to perceive it, even there, sir. the tyranny of conscription rouses him to the assertion of his innate freedom, to struggle against slavery in its most malignant form. No, sir, not the dread of all the severe punishments ordained for refractory conscripts, not the '•peine du boulet...

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