The geography, history, and statistics, of America, and the West Indies: exhibiting a correct account of the discovery, settlement, and progress of the various kingdoms, states, and provinces of the western hemisphere, to the year 1822
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Page 84 - The legislature shall, by standing laws, direct the time and manner of convening the electors, and of collecting votes, and of certifying to the governor the officers elected. The major-generals shall be appointed by the senate and house of representatives, each having a negative upon the other ; and be commissioned by the governor.
Page 270 - ... to the middle of the river Apalachicola, or Catahouche ; thence along the middle thereof to its junction with the Flint river ; thence straight to the head of St. Mary's river ; and thence down along the middle of St. Mary's river to the Atlantic ocean.
Page 264 - An act to enable the people of the western part of the Mississippi Territory to form a constitution and State government, and for the admission of such State into the Union on an equal footing with the original States...
Page 255 - America aforesaid, extending north and eastward as far as the north end of Coratuck river or inlet, upon a straight, westerly line to Wyanoke creek, which lies within or about the degrees of thirty-six and thirty minutes northern latitude, and so west in a direct line as far as the South seas...
Page 405 - As soon as he beheld the South Sea stretching in endless prospect below him, he fell on his knees, and lifting up his hands to Heaven, returned thanks to God, who had conducted him to a discovery so beneficial to his country and so honourable to himself. His followers observing his transports of joy, rushed forward to join in his wonder, exultation, and gratitude.
Page 119 - ... but that all and every person and persons may, from time to time, and at all times hereafter, freely and fully have and enjoy his and their own judgments and consciences, in matters of religious concernments...
Page 295 - The judicial power of this state shall be vested in one supreme court, and in such inferior courts as the general assembly may, from time to time, ordain and establish.
Page 117 - And otherwise than thus, what is herein forbidden, all men may walk as their consciences persuade them, every one in the name of his God.
Page 119 - ... no person within the said colony, at any time hereafter, shall be any wise molested, punished, disquieted, or called in question, for any differences in opinion in matters of religion...