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Page 87 - ... ends aforesaid; and by virtue hereof to enact, constitute, and frame such just and equal laws, ordinances, acts, constitutions, and offices, from time to time, as shall be thought most meet and convenient for the general good of the colony, unto which we promise all due submission and obedience.
Page 507 - Such exemption shall not extend to any mortgage thereon, lawfully obtained ; but such mortgage or other alienation of such land by the 2 Gray 334.
Page 375 - The judgment must be reversed, with costs, and a new trial granted. The other justices concurred.
Page 87 - Having undertaken, for the glory of God, and advancement of the Christian faith and honor of our King and Country, a voyage to plant the first colony in the northern parts of Virginia, do by these presents solemnly and mutually in the presence of God, and one of another, covenant and combine ourselves together into a civil body politic...
Page 153 - State aforesaid, of the second part, witnesseth, that the said parties of the first part, for and in consideration of the sum of eight hundred dollars, lawful money of the United States to them in hand paid by the said party of the second part...
Page 79 - No constable or bailiff of ours shall take corn or other chattels of any man, unless he presently give him money for it, or hath respite of payment by the good-will of the seller.
Page 507 - The homestead of a family, after the death of the owner thereof, shall be exempt from the payment of his debts contracted after the adoption of this Constitution, in all cases during the minority of his children.
Page 86 - NAME OF GOD, AMEN ! We whose names are under-writen, the loyall subjects of our dread soveraigne Lord, King James, by ye grace of God, of Great Britaine...
Page 97 - No one shall be deprived of liberty without due process of law. Here is a concept of the greatest generality. Yet it is put before the courts en bloc. Liberty is not defined. Its limits are not mapped and charted. How shall they be known?
Page 54 - Notice that said mortgage will be foreclosed by a sale of the mortgaged premises, or some part of them, shall be given by publishing the same for...