A New System of Modern Geography, Or, A View of the Present State of the World (Google eBook)

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George Clark, 1822 - Geography - 676 pages
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Page 117 - The judicial power of the State shall be vested in a Supreme Court of Errors, a Superior Court, and such inferior courts as the General Assembly shall, from time to time, ordain and establish; the powers and jurisdiction of which courts shall be defined by law.
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