The Political Beginnings of Kentucky: A Narrative of Public Events Bearing on the History of that State Up to the Time of Its Admission Into the American Union

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J.P. Morton and Company, 1890 - Kentucky - 263 pages

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Page 103 - States in congress assembled shall have the sole and exclusive right and power of determining on peace and war, except in the cases mentioned in the sixth article ; of sending and receiving ambassadors; entering into treaties and alliances, provided that no treaty of commerce shall be made whereby the legislative power of the respective states shall .be restrained from imposing such imposts and duties on foreigners as their own people are subjected to, or from prohibiting the exportation or importation...
Page 103 - No State shall lay any imposts or duties, which may interfere with any stipulations in treaties, entered into by the United States in Congress assembled, with any king, prince or state, in pursuance of any treaties already proposed by Congress, to the courts of France and Spain.
Page 240 - That all men are born equally free and independent, and have certain natural inherent and unalienable rights, amongst which are the enjoying and defending life and liberty; acquiring, possessing and protecting property, and pursuing and obtaining happiness and safety.
Page 20 - ... all those lands, countries, and territories, situate, lying, and being in that part of America, called Virginia, from the point of land called Cape or Point Comfort, all along the...
Page 228 - The Legislature shall have no power to pass laws for the emancipation of slaves without the consent of their owners, or without paying their owners, previous to emancipation, a full equivalent in money for the slaves so emancipated.
Page 50 - Given under my hand and seal at this day of ' AD Form of Warrant of Committal.
Page 229 - ... necessary food and clothing, to abstain from all injuries to them extending to life or limb, and, in case of their neglect, or refusal to comply with the directions of such laws, to have such slave or slaves sold for the benefit of the owner or owners.
Page 230 - The right of property is before and higher than any constitutional sanction; and the right of the owner of a slave to such slave and its increase is the same and as invariable as the right of the owner of any property whatever.
Page 236 - That the common law of England, all statutes or acts of parliament made in aid of the common law prior to the fourth year of the reign of King James the First, and which are of a general nature, not local to that kingdom...
Page 259 - Address, which he read in his place, and then delivered the same in at the table, where it was again read, and an amendment thereto proposed.

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