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" That elections of members to serve as representatives of the people in assembly, ought to be free ; and that all men having sufficient evidence of permanent common interest with, and attachment to the community, have the right of suffrage... "
Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Virginia: Passed at Called ... - Page 4
by Virginia - 1862 - 36 pages
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Journal, acts and proceedings, of the convention ... which formed the ...

United States federal convention - 1819
...to others. rvi. That elections of representatives in legislature ought to be free and frequent, and all men having sufficient evidence of permanent common interest with, and attachment to the community, ought to have the right of suffrage ; and no aid, charge, tax or fee, can be set, rated or levied upon...
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Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect ...

Hezekiah Niles - United States - 1822 - 495 pages
...serve as representatives of the people in the legislature, ought to be free, and that all men hiving sufficient evidence of permanent common interest with,...deprived of their property for public uses, without tlieir own consent, or that of their representatives so elected, nor bound by any law to which they...
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Principles and Acts of the Revolution in America: Or, An Attempt to Collect ...

Hezekiah Niles - United States - 1822 - 495 pages
...(4) — 6. That elections of members, to serve as representatives of the people in the legislature, ought to be free, and that all men having sufficient evidence of permanent common intercut with, and attachment to the community, have the right of suffrage; and cannot be taxed, or...
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The statutes at large: being a collection of all the laws of ..., Volume 9

Virginia - Law - 1821
...direct. Free dec- c. That elections of members to serve as representatives of the people, in assembly, ought to be free; and that all men, having sufficient evidence of permanent Hhtof common interest with, and attachment to, the comma. nity, have the right of suffrage, and cannot...
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Letters to a Friend: On the State of Ireland, the Roman Catholic ..., Volume 3

Edward Augustus Kendall - Catholic emancipation - 1826
...itself), above twenty-one years of age, whether freeholders or not, — who are capable of furnishing sufficient evidence — of permanent — common —...— with, and attachment • — to the community; — in such mannr as to guard against the introduction of Universal Suffrage." — Now this is the...
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Virginia Literary Museum and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, &c, Volume 1

1829
...Commonwealth. He then dilated on the advantage of limiting the right of suffrage to those, '' who have sufficient evidence of permanent common interest with, and attachment to the community as affording the best security to property and rights. He knew there could be no rule which would include...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Virginia State Convention of 1829-1830: To ...

Virginia. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1830 - 919 pages
...there be any tiling like contradiction between them. The Bill of Rights declares, that all persons " having sufficient evidence of permanent common interest with, and attachment to, the community," shall be entitled to vote. The question to be settled is, what is the true meaning of this declaration...
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Proceedings and Debates of the Virginia State Convention of ..., Pages 94-830

Virginia. Constitutional Convention - Constitutional conventions - 1890 - 919 pages
...by the Committee : 1. Resolved, That all persons now by law possessed of the Right of Suffrage, have sufficient evidence of permanent common interest with, and attachment to, the community, and have the Right of Suffrage. 2. Rr-iiiilri.il, That all free white males of twenty-two years of...
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A New and Comprehensive Gazetteer of Virginia, and the District of Columbia

Joseph Martin - Virginia - 1835 - 636 pages
...direct. VI. That elections of representatives in the legislature ought to be free and frequent: and all men, having sufficient evidence of permanent common interest with, and attachment to, the community, ought to have the right of suffrage; and no aid, charge, tax, or fee can be set, rated or levied upon...
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Register of Debates in Congress: Comprising the Leading Debates and ...

United States. Congress, Joseph Gales, William Winston Seaton - United States - 1836
...resembling that in the constitution of the United States. In the sixth article, the language is this: " All men having sufficient evidence of permanent common...suffrage, and cannot be taxed or deprived of their properly for public uses without their own consent, or that of their representatives so elected." But...
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