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Page 264 - 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acts and parts of acts of the General Assembly of this State ratifying amendments of the said Constitution, are hereby repealed; and that the union now subsisting between South Carolina and other States, under the name of the "United States of America,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 80 - If this bill passes, it is my deliberate opinion that it is virtually a dissolution of this Union ; that it will free the States from their moral obligation ; and as it will be the right of all, so it will be the duty of some, definitely to prepare for a separation — amicably if they can, violently if they must.
Page 264 - We the People of the United States, in Order to form a more perfect Union, establish Justice, insure domestic Tranquility, provide for the common defence, promote the general Welfare, and secure the Blessings of Liberty to ourselves and our Posterity, do ordain and establish this Constitution for the United States of America.
Page 81 - You have no authority to throw the rights and liberties and property of this people into hotch-pot with the wild men on the Missouri, nor with the mixed, though more respectable, race of Anglo-Hispano Americans, who bask on the sands in the mouth of the Mississippi.
Page 122 - Planche, realized my anticipations, and behaved like veterans. Savary's volunteers manifested great bravery ; and the company of city riflemen, having penetrated into the midst of the enemy's camp, were surrounded, and fought their way out with the greatest heroism, bringing with them a number of prisoners.
Page 168 - Orleans until his final expulsion therefrom, and particularly for their valor, skill and good conduct on the 8th of January last, in repulsing, with great slaughter, a numerous British army of chosen veteran troops, when attempting by a bold and daring attack to carry by storm...
Page 264 - AN ORDINANCE to dissolve the Union between the State of South Carolina and other States united with her under the compact entitled 'The Constitution of the United States of America.' "We, the People of the State of South Carolina, in Convention assembled, do declare and ordain, and it is hereby declared and ordained, "That the Ordinance adopted by us in Convention, on the...
Page 82 - Woods ; thence through the said lake to the most north-western point thereof, and from thence on a due west course to the river Mississippi ; thence by a line to be drawn along the middle of the said river Mississippi until it shall intersect the northernmost part of the thirty-first degree of north latitude...
Page 243 - University of Louisiana," and the Medical College of Louisiana, as at present organized, shall constitute the faculty of medicine. ART. 139. The legislature shall provide by law for its further organization and...
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