A Historical Collection from Official Records, Files, &c., of the Part Sustained by Connecticut, During the War of the Revolution: With an Appendix, Containing Important Letters, Depositions, &c., Written During the War
Royal Ralph Hinman
E. Gleason, 1842 - Connecticut - 643 pages
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Page 90 - forts necessary for the defence of such State ; but every State shall always keep up a well regulated and disciplined militia, sufficiently armed and accoutred, and shall provide and constantly have ready for use, in public stores, a due number of field pieces and tents, and a proper quantity of arms, ammunition and camp equipage.
Page 90 - in Congress assembled, or any of them, grant any title of nobility. No two or more States shall enter into any treaty, confederation or alliance whatever between them, without the consent of the United States in Congress assembled, specifying accurately the purposes for which the same is to bo entered into, and how long it shall
Page 93 - before prescribed for deciding disputes respecting territorial jurisdiction between different States. The United States in Congress assembled shall also have the sole and exclusive right and power of regulating the alloy and value of coin struck by their own authority, or by that of the respective States—fixing
Page 94 - Congress of the United States shall have power to adjourn to any time within the year, and to any place within the United States, so that no period of adjournment be for a longer duration than tho space of six months, and shall publish the journal of their proceedings monthly, except such
Page 90 - committee of the States. In determining questions in the United States in Congress assembled, each State shall have one vote. /Freedom of speech and debate in Congress shall not be impeached or questioned in any court, or place out of Congress, and the members of Congress shall be
Page 91 - in Congress assembled, can be consulted ; nor shall any State grant commissions to any ships or vessels of war, nor letters of marque or reprisal, except it bo after a declaration of war by the United States in Congress assembled, and then only against, the Kingdom or State and the subjects thereof, against which war has been so declared,
Page 93 - regimental officers, raise the men, and clothe, arm, and equip them in a soldier like manner, at the expence of the United States, and the officers and men so clothed, armed and equipped shall march to tho place appointed, and within tho time agreed on by the United States
Page 89 - III. The said States hereby severally enter into a firm league of friendship with each other, for their common defence, the security of their liberties, and their mutual and general welfare, binding themselves to assist each other against all force offered to, or attacks made upon them, or any of them, on account of religion, sovereignty, trade, or any other pretence whatever.
Page 92 - shall refuse to submit to the authority of such court, or to appear or defend their claim or cause, the court shall nevertheless proceed to pronounce sentence, or judgment, which shall in like manner be final and decisive, the judgment or sentence and other proceed, ings being in either case transmitted to Congress, and lodged among the acts of Congress