The Bench and Bar of Georgia: Memoirs and Sketches: With an Appendix, Containing a Court Roll from 1790-1857, Etc, Volume 1 (Google eBook)

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J.B. Lippincott & Company, 1858 - Georgia
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Page 366 - And you are to observe and follow such orders and directions from time to time as you shall receive from this or a future Congress...
Page 187 - I wish popularity, but it is that popularity which follows, not that which is run after ; it is that popularity which, sooner or later, never fails to do justice to the pursuit of noble ends by noble means. I will not do that which my conscience tells me is wrong upon this occasion to gain the huzzas of thousands, or the daily praise of all the papers which come from the press...
Page 165 - That all the lands within the territory so ceded to the United States, and not reserved for, or appropriated to, any of the before-mentioned purposes, or disposed of in bounties to the officers and soldiers of the American army, shall be considered as a common fund for the use. and benefit of such of the United States as have become, or shall become, members of the Confederation or federal alliance of the said States...
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Page 30 - Resolved, that our senators and representatives in congress, be, and they are hereby requested to use all honorable means to obtain the promotion of Lieut.
Page 143 - The defendant in the State court appeared in proper person, and filed the following plea : " And the said Samuel A. Worcester, in his own proper person, comes and says that this court ought ^ not to take * further cognizance of the action and prosecution aforesaid, because, he says, that...
Page 179 - The chamber where the good man meets his fate Is privileged beyond the common walk Of virtuous life, quite in the verge of Heaven.
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Page 145 - It is the opinion of this court, that the judgment of the Superior Court, for the county of Gwinnett, in the State of Georgia, condemning Samuel A.
Page 143 - July, in the year 1831, he was, and still is, a resident in the Cherokee Nation; and that the said supposed crime or crimes, and each of them, were committed, if committed at all, at the Town of New Echota, in the said Cherokee Nation, out of the jurisdiction of this court, and not in the county of Gwinnett, or elsewhere, within the jurisdiction of this court; and this defendant saith that he is a citizen of the State of Vermont, one of the United...

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