History of Hancock County, Indiana: From Its Earliest Settlement by the "pale Face," in 1818, Down to 1882 ... (Google eBook)

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King & Binford, publishers., 1882 - Greenfield (Ind.) - 536 pages
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Page 394 - State, not exceeding in value fifteen hundred dollars, shall be exempt from forced sale on execution or any other final process from a court, for any debt contracted after the adoption of this Constitution.
Page 393 - The privilege of the debtor to enjoy the necessary comforts of life shall be recognized by wholesome laws, exempting a reasonable amount of property from seizure or sale for the payment of any debt or liability hereafter contracted.
Page 243 - Count o'er the joys thine hours have seen, Count o'er thy days from anguish free, And know, whatever thou hast been, 'Tis something better not to be.
Page 432 - Religion, morality, and knowledge being essentially necessary to the good government and happiness of mankind, schools, and the means of instruction, shall be forever encouraged by legislative provision, not inconsistent with the rights of conscience.
Page 324 - We must not make a scare-crow of the law, ' Setting it up to fear the birds of prey, And let it keep one shape, till custom make it Their perch, and not their terror.
Page 249 - ... to him that hath shall be given, and to him that hath not shall .be taken away even that which he seemeth to have.
Page 242 - ... suffer affliction with the people of God, than enjoy the pleasures of sin for a season.
Page 445 - Our courts hold that where a deed of conveyance of real estate, though absolute on its face, is executed and intended simply as security for the payment of a debt owing from the grantor to the grantee, it amounts to a mortgage only, and confers no title upon a person who. having notice of such fact, obtains a conveyance of such real estate from such grantee.
Page 45 - Muster-roll of Captain [John Smith's] company [A] in the [1st] regiment of [Maryland] mounted (or foot) volunteers, commanded by Colonel [Thomas Tod, ] called into the service of the United States by [the President,] under the act of Congress approved...
Page 394 - An amount of property not exceeding in value six hundred dollars, owned by any resident householder, shall not be liable to sale on execution or any other final process from a Court, for any debt growing out of or founded upon a contract, express or implied, after the taking effect of this Act.

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