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Page 10 - Parma, the colony or province of Louisiana, with the same extent that it now has in the hands of Spain, and that it had when France possessed it, and such as it should be after the treaties subsequently entered into between Spain and other States.
Page 112 - In prosecutions for the publication of papers investigating the official conduct of officers, or men in a public capacity, or where the matter published is proper for public information, the truth thereof may be given in evidence. And, in all indictments for libels, the jury shall have a right to determine the law and the facts under the direction of the court as in other cases.
Page 417 - I, AB, do truly and sincerely acknowledge, profess, testify and declare that the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is, and of right ought to be, a fre.e, sovereign and independent State...
Page 421 - ... political connection with the Mexican nation has forever ended; and that the people of Texas do now constitute a free, sovereign and independent republic...
Page 112 - That in all criminal prosecutions, the accused hath a right to be heard by himself and counsel; to demand the nature and cause, of the accusation against him; to meet the witnesses face to face...
Page 420 - It has failed to establish any public system of education, although possessed of almost boundless resources (the public domain) and, although, it is an axiom, in political science, that unless a people are educated and enlightened it is idle to expect the continuance of civil liberty, or the capacity for self-government.
Page 381 - That General Cos and his officers retire with their arms and private property, into the interior of the republic, under parole of honor; that they will not in any way oppose the reestablishment of the Federal Constitution of 1824.