A History of the State of Vermont: From Its Discovery and Settlement to the Close of the Year MCDDDXXX.

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J. Shedd, 1831 - Vermont - 316 pages

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This book was published in 1830 - not 1831.
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Page 290 - And whose duty it shall be to enquire whether the constitution has been preserved inviolate in every part; and whether the legislative and executive branches of government have performed their duty as guardians of the people, or assumed to themselves, or exercised other or greater powers than they are entitled to by the constitution...
Page 238 - ... ought to obtain right and justice freely, and without being obliged to purchase it ; completely, and without denial : promptly and without delay, conformably to the laws.
Page 175 - If any citizen of the United States shall accept, claim, receive, or retain any title of nobility or honor, or shall, without the consent of congress, accept and retain any present, pension, office, or emolument of any kind whatever, from any emperor, king, prince, or foreign power, such person shall cease to be a citizen of the United States, and shall be incapable of holding any office of trust or profit under them, or either of them.
Page 289 - States — transact business with officers (of government, civil and military — and to prepare such business as may appear to them necessary, to lay before the General Assembly.
Page 293 - Laws, section 689, provides that "so much of the common law of England as is applicable to the local situation and circumstances, and is not repugnant to the constitution or laws, shall be law in this state.
Page 289 - To the end that laws, before they are enacted, may be more maturely considered, and the inconvenience of hasty determinations as much as possible prevented, all bills, which originate in the assembly, shall be laid before the governor and council, for their revision and concurrence, or proposals of amendment, who shall return the same to the assembly, with their proposals of amendment, if any, in writing; and if the same are not agreed to by the assembly, it shall be in the power of the governor...
Page 111 - ... The return of the people of Vermont to their allegiance, is an event of the utmost importance to the king's affairs ; and at this time, if the French and Washington really meditate an irruption into Canada, may be considered as opposing an insurmountable bar to the attempt. General Haldimand, who...
Page 177 - British ; — the blockade of her enemies' ports, supported by no adequate force, in consequence of which, the American commerce had been plundered in every sea, and the great staples of the country cut off from their legitimate markets ; — and the British orders in council.
Page 240 - That the States in whose favor Congress have not made appropriations of land for the purposes of education, are entitled to such appropriations as will correspond, in a just proportion, with those heretofore made in favor of the other States.
Page 235 - When our farms were new and unimpaired by tillage, it was profitable to extend our labours and to cast our seed over a large portion of our soil, but as our lands become less productive by the frequency of crops, it is necessary that new modes of husbandry should be resorted to, in order to keep them in a fertile state, and that the different qualities of the soil be improved to the best advantage for tillage or grazing— which in all probability will require more labor and expence in cultivating...

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